Edward Hack Moseley [Mozely]

Edward Hack Moseley/Mozely was a very prominent landholder from an illustious family with properties in Lynehaven Princess Ann counties. His brother is Bassett Moseley. He was a suspect Loyalist. His sister married Anthony Walke. He is not to be confused with the carpenter Edward Moseley who was his distant cousin and in business in Norfolk with Thorowgood Keeling.
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7/ Nov
1775

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Lord Dunmore's Proclamation

  • John Murray, Lord Dunmore -

    John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore (1732 – 25 February 1809), was the  colonial governor of Virginia at the outbreak of the American Revolution.

Source for this event: Lord Dunmore's Proclamation

Aug
1777

British Invasion of Philadelphia

  • The campaign for Philadelphia -

    On July 23 1777 the British fleet left from Sandy Hook, New York carrying more than 15,000 soldiers and headed into the Atlantic before turning south to enter the Chesapeake in August and sail up the bay to its northern extremity to set the troops ashore at the head of the Elk River on August 25.

1777

The following slaves ran from Edward Hack Moseley [Mozely]

1778

The following slaves ran from Edward Hack Moseley [Mozely]

1782

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Treaty of Paris

  • Treaty of Paris -

    In November 1782 a provisional peace treaty was hammered out between the British and the Americans in Paris.

Source for this event: Treaty of Paris

1783

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Evacuation of New York

  • Evacuation of New York -

    In April 1783 the first evacuation fleet left for Nova Scotia. A week later  the British Commander, Sir Guy Carleton, sailed up the Hudson River to Orangetown for a conference with General Washington to discuss the evacuation. As the victorious commander, Washington opened the meeting by reiterating the resolution of Congress regarding “the delivery of all Negroes and other property.”

Source for this event: The Book of Negroes
Runaways that were owned by Edward Hack Moseley [Mozely]:
Vessel Names and their Commanders Where Bound Names Age Description Names of the Person in whose Possession they now are Remarks Source
L'Abondance - July
Master: Lt. Philips
Port Roseway Nancy Elliot 26 stout wench Formerly Slave to Edward Hack Moseley [Mozely], Norfolk. Left 5 years ago. Certificate from General Birch. Thumbnail of SetWidth50-bon_page_028.JPG
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Clinton
Master: Lt. Trounce
Annapolis Tilla Mosely 16 stout wench Formerly Slave to Edward Hack Moseley [Mozely], Norfolk. Left 6 years ago.
L'Abondance - November
Master: Lt. Phillips
Port Mattoon Judith Mozely 28 likely wench Formerly Slave to Edward Hack Moseley [Mozely], Norfolk. Left 5 years ago. Black Brigade. Certificate from General Birch.
L'Abondance - November
Master: Lt. Phillips
Port Mattoon Peggy Mozely 18 likely wench Formerly Slave to Edward Hack Moseley [Mozely], Norfolk. Left 5 years ago. Black Brigade.
L'Abondance - July
Master: Lt. Philips
Port Roseway James Walker 24 stout fellow Formerly Slave to Edward Hack Moseley [Mozely], Norfolk. Left 5 years ago.

1785

Patriot claims for losses to the British

Source for this event: Patriot claims for losses to the British
Transcript Slaves that this may relate to.

[first entry]: Princess Anne County - Maybe 140 from Mosely and Willoughby.

Nancy Elliot