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Ship Spring bound for St. John's

George Black, 35, (Lt. Col. Isaac Allen). Freed by Lawrence Hartshorne as certified

Ann Black, 25, (Lt. Col. Isaac Allen). Freed by Lawrence Hartshorne as certified.

Reuben, 7, child (Lt. Col. Isaac Allen. Freed by Lawrence Hartshorne as certified.

Sukey, 5, child (Lt. Col. Isaac Allen). Freed by Lawrence Hartshorne as certified.

Ship Aurora bound for St. John's

Billy Williams, 35, healthy stout man, (Richard Browne) Formerly lived with Mr. Moore of Reedy Island, Carolina, from whence he came with the 71st Regiment about 3 years ago.

Rose Richard, 20, healthy young woman, (Thomas Richard) Property of Thomas Richard, a refugee from Philadelphia.

Daniel Barber, 70, worn out, (James Moore). Says he was made free by Mr. Austin Moore of little York nigh 20 years ago.

Sarah Farmer, 23, healthy young woman, (Mrs. Sharp). Free Negress indented to Mrs. Sharp for one year.

Barbarry Allen, 22, healthy stout wench, (Humphry Winters).Property of Humphry Winters of New York from Virginia.

Elizabeth Black, 24, mulatto from Madagascar ‘AT”-?, (Mr.Buskirk). Free, indented when nine years of age to Mr.Courtland.

Bob Stafford, 20, stout healthy Negro, (Mr. Sharp). Taken from Mr. Wilkinson in Virginia by a party from the Royal Navy about four years ago.

Harry Cowenhoven, 24, [stout healthy Negro], (Mr. Buskirk). Came in 2 years ago from Mr. Cowenhoven in Jersey.

John Vans, 39, healthy, blind of his right eye, (Mr.Buskirk, Jr.). Taken in Pennsylvania a party of the BritishArmy about 6 years ago; lived there with Sam Barker who he
says had eight months before given him his freedom.

Anthony Haln, 27, stout Negro, (Nicholas Beckle). His own property willed to him by his father

Joyce, 12, healthy Negress, (James Moore). Lived with James Moore for 6 years; her father died in the King's service.

Simson McGuire, 23, stout healthy Negro man, (John Buskirk). Came in to General Arnold in Virginia from Benjamin Hill.

Bristol Cobbwine, 14, stout Negro boy, (Richard Browne). Came from Woodbury, Charlestown, South Carolina, with Major Grant of the King's American regiment about 4 years ago.

Paul, 19, stout negro boy mulatto, ([Richard Browne]). Came from Woodbury, Charlestown, South Carolina, with Major Grant of the King's American regiment.

Ship Ariel bound for St. John's Richardson

Sam Brothers, 25, stout Negro man, (Thomas Harrison). Certificate from General Birch formerly lived with WillisWilkinson in Virginia.

Betsy his wife, 32, 2 children 14 & 12, stout & healthy,([Thomas Harrison]). Certificate from General Birch, formerly lived with Willis Wilkinson in Virginia.

Susanna Jarvis, 22, stout healthy Negress, (John Joseph Brown). Indented to J.J. Browne. Says she was made free about nine years ago when Mr. Blowfield died.

Dinah Mitchel, 30, stout healthy Negress with a child in her arms, (Matthew Stewart).Left Charlestown from whence she was ordered by Dr. Humphry of the York volunteers then the property of Mr Mitchel.

Frank her son, 10, fine boy, (Matthew Stewart). Left Charlestown from whence he was ordered by Dr. Humphry of the York volunteers then the property of Mitchel.

Joseph, 20, stout lad, sawyer & cooper, (Capt. Richardson of the Ariel). Formerly the property of Col. DeVois whom he left at the taking of Savanna.

Clara, 20, stout wench, (Capt Richardson) of the Ariel) Formerly the property of Col. DeBois whom he left at the taking of Savanna.

Ship Spencer bound for St. John's Ballantine

Sarah Fox, 21, stout healthy wench, (John Bettle). Purchased her freedom of Mr. Lovell of Antigua as per his certificate.

John Lynch, 18, (stout healthy) lad, (Andrew Richie). Certificate form General Birch, formerly the property of Mr. Lynch of South Carolina.

Jacob Lynch, 42, stout, blind right eye, (Andrew Richie). Certificate from General Birch, formerly the property of Mr. Lynch of South Carolina.

Phebe Lynch, 42, stout, little woman, (James Richie). Certificate from General Birch, formerly the property of Mr. Lynch of South Carolina.

Isaac Corie, 27, stout man, (Col. Gilbert). Formerly the property of William Mott of Great Neck, Long Island, a Quaker who gave him his freedom.

Hagar Corie, 22, stout wench, small child 18 mo. old, (Col. Gilbert). Formerly the property of Joseph .Hewlett of Great Neck, Long Island.

Ship Peggy bound for Port Roseway Jacob Wilson

Josiah Smith, 42, stout sawyer & labourer, (Malcom Morrison). Formerly the property of William Smith of Portsmouth, Virginia left it about six years ago.

Richard Stanley, 39, stout, (Col. Thomson KAD). Certificate from General Birch, formerly the property of Mr. Stoddart of Jamaica who he says at the time of his death made him free.