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Nathaniel Black, 50, ordinary fellow, (Capt. Lounz).Formerly slave to John Nesbit, Strasburg ferry, Charlestown; left him 5 years past. GBC.

Effy Black, 25, stout wench, (Capt. Lounz). Formerly slave to John Nesbit, Strasburg ferry, Charlestown; left him 5 years past. GBC.

Nathaniel Black, 1 ½ , (Capt. Lounz).

Prince Wigsal, 25, short and stout, (Richard Whittin). Formerly slave to to Mr. Wigfall, Charlestown; left him at the Siege of that place. GBC

Rose Morgan, 15, short and stout. Free as appears by a Bill of Sale produced.

Jac Lawrence, 23, ordinary man, (John Talbot). Formerly slave to John Lawrence, Isle of Wight, Virginia; left him about 4 years ago.

John Jarvis, 34, ordinary man, (Robert Campbell). Says he was free born on John's Island, South Carolina.

Brig Kingston bound for Port Roseway John Atkinson, Master

Moses Safton, 24, ordinary mulatto, (John Davis). Formerly slave to Thomas Jacob, Virginia; left him about 5 years past.

Robert Brown, 26, stout lad, (John Browne).

Towerhill Hall, 32, ordinary fellow, (Thomas Ball). Formerly slave to Elijah Hall, Nottingham township, Pennsylvania; left him 6 ½ years past.

Frank Crumline, 30, short and stout, (George Patten). Formerly slave to Harry Crumline, Santee, South Carolina; left him 5 years past.

Chloe Crumline, 45, old & worn out, (George Patten). Formerly slave to Harry Crumline, Santee, South Carolina; left him 5 years past.

Mingo Crumline, 7, fine boy, (George Patten). Formerly slave to Harry Crumline, Santee, South Carolina; left him 4 years past.

Ned Lawson, 22, stout fellow, (Timothy Pruett). Formerly slave to Lawson, Princess Ann, Virginia; left him 6 years past.

Patty Johnson, 17, stout wench, M, (Timothy Pruett). Says she was free born at Portsmouth in Virginia.

Adam Bush, 24, stout fellow, M, (Reed). Formerly slave to Mr. Bush, Princess Ann, Virginia; left him on the strength of General Howe's proclamation about 6 years past.

Charity Bush, 26, low wench, M, (Reed). Formerly slave to Mr. Bush, Princess Ann, Virginia; left him on the strength of General Howe's proclamation about 6 years past.

Sampson Bush, 40, ordinary man. Richard Birmingham claimant, Port Roseway. Property of Birmingham by Bill of Sale produced.

Ship Stafford bound for Port Roseway Robert Watson, Master

Jack Spencer, 34, stout fellow, M.

Robert Willet, 53, worn out, half Indian (Robert Spencer). Perfectly free.

John Dempse, 27, stout man, ½ mulatto, (Charles Hart). Formerly slave to David Mead, Nansemond, Virginia; left him 4 years past, GBC.

Mary Collins, 28, stout wench, (David Phillips). The property of said David Phillips.

Hanna Collins, 2, mulatto, (David Phillips). The property of said David Phillips.

Ship Jane bound for Port Roseway Frederick Laing

Tom Davis, 25, stout make, (John King). Says he served with Phil Tygner, Cumberland County, Virginia. Says he is no slave; left his master 5 years past.

Becca Teggen, 14, stout make, (John King). His slave as appears by a Bill of Sale produced.

Ship Venus bound for Port Roseway John Martin

Charles Rinn, 32, tall & stout. Mary Rinn of Port Roseway, claimant. Property of Mary Rinn as appears by written authority.

Billy Rinn, 40, ordinary fellow, Mary Rinn of Port Roseway, claimant. Property of Mary Rinn as appears by written authority.

Carsy Rinn, 28, ordinary wench. Mary Rinn of Port Roseway, claimant. Property of Mary Rinna as appears by written authority.

Phillis Rinn, 32, stout & short, Mary Rinn of Port Roseway, claimant. Property of Mary Rinn as appears by written authority.

Anthony Jones, 40, stout fellow, Mary Rinn of Port Roseway, claimant. Formerly slave to Mrs. Marianna Jones; left to Mrs. Rinn by Marianna Jones as appears by Copy of a Will produced.

Sentry & child, 28, stout wench. [Mary Rinn of Port Roseway, claimant.] Formerly slave to Mrs. Marianna Jones; left to Mrs. Rinn by Marianna Jones as appears by Copy of a
Will produced.

Fanny, 22, sick wench, [Mary Rinn of Port Roseway, claimant. Formerly slave to Mrs. Marianna Jones; left to Mrs. Rinn by Marianna Jones as appears by Copy of a Will
produced.

Ship Three Sisters bound for Port Roseway John Wardell

Pompey Fleet, 26, short & stout, (Alexander Robertson). Formerly slave to Thomas Fleet, Boston; left him at the evacuation of Boston. GBC.

Suky Coleman, 21, slight make, (Alexander Robertson). Formerly slave to Mr. Teabourlt, Philadelphia; left at the evacuation of Philadelphia. GBC.

Sam Fleet, 5, small boy, (Alexander Robertson).

Mary Ann, 23, very small, (John Clirby). Formerly slave to Thomas Cooper, Santee, South Carolina; left him at the Siege of Charlestown. GBC.

Foreman Pleasant, 15, slight made wench, (John Mckenzie). Says she was born free in New York in the house of the late John McAdam.

Sam Morris, 40, stout carpenter by trade, (Alexander Robertson). Says she was born free in the family of Mr. Ponthien, Charlestown, South Carolina.

Betsey Morris, 38, stout wench, (Alexander Robertson). Formerly slave to William Gibbs, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him six years ago.

Cuff Warwick, 28, stout fellow, (Alexander Robertson). Formerly slave to Dr. Cuthbert nigh Savannah in Georgia; left him six years ago. GBC.

Lydia his wife, 20, stout squat wench, (Alexander Robertson). Formerly slave to Dr. Cuthbert nigh Savannah in Georgia; left him six years ago. GBC.

Jim, 10, a stout boy, John McAlpine of Port Roseway, claimant, (John McAlpine). Property of John McAlpine purchased from D. Peters, Hampstead, South Long Island.