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African-American Resources for Delaware

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"Documents record the first black person in Delaware territory was Anthony ... captured by the skipper of the Grip in 1638. In 1639, 'Black Anthony' was delivered to Fort Christina and nine years later served as special assistant to Governor Printz" (Newton, 1997).

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  • Sussex County - Delaware State Archives discovered documents from 1866 projection reduction of tax revenue due to emancipation.




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