Petition #20979123


Benjamin Boston states that he being held in slavery by Richard Sprigg "when he is entitled to Freedom being descended from a free yellow woman being one of the Portugues whose name ... was Senah Boston." Boston asks that he be discharged from the service of Sprigg.

Result: Granted; appealed; affirmed.

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Repository: Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, Maryland