Petition for the Emancipation of Liley, November 1, 1847
Said Delilah is one of the
best cooks in the Republick
of Texas and has been known
to be an honorable and honest
servant in every respect.
Mrs. S. Mabry
I have known Delila some ten
years, and believe her trustworthy
in any way, and is an extraordi-
nary good cook and wash.
Petition for the Emancipation of Liley, November 1, 1847, Legislature, Memorials and Petitions, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.