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Ship Blacket bound for Port Roseway John Roxby, Master

Thomas Bacchus, 28, stout make, (Alexander Robertson). Formerly slave to Captain Williams, Charlestown; left him 5 ½ years past. GBC.

Jenny Bacchus, 33, low wench, (Alexander Robertson). Formerly slave to Mrs. Stanyard, John's Island; left her before the Siege of Charlestown. GBC.

Flora Bacchus, 11, (Alexander Robertson). General Birch's Certificate.

Mary Bacchus, 4, (Alexander Robertson). General Birch's Certificate.

William Bacchus, 1, (Alexander Robertson). General Birch's Certificate.

Jacob Howard, 26, stout fellow, M, (Alexander Robertson). Formerly slave to J. Howard, North Carolina; left him about 4 years past. GBC.

Peggy Summer, 21, stout black wench, (Alexander Robertson). Formerly slave to Luke Summer, North Carolina; left him about 4 years past. GBC.

Sarah Howard, 1, (Alexander Robertson).

Charles Dixon, 47, stout make, carpenter, (William McLeod). Formerly slave to Willis Wilkinson, Nansemond, Virginia; left him about 4 years past.

Dolly Dixon, 41, sizable wench, mulatto, (William McLeod). Formerly slave to Willis Wilkinson, Nansemond, Virginia; left him about 4 years past.

Myles Dixon, 15, stout boy, mulatto, (William McLeod). Formerly slave to Willis Wilkinson, Nansemond, Virginia; left him about 4 years past.

Luke Dixon, 13, stout boy, mulatto, (William McLeod). Formerly slave to Willis Wilkinson, Nansemond, Virginia; left him about 4 years past.

Dick Dixon, 12, stout boy, mulatto, (William McLeod). Formerly slave to Willis Wilkinson, Nansemond, Virginia; left him about 4 years past.

Sophia Dixon, 10, stout wench, mulatto, (William McLeod). Formerly slave to Willis Wilkinson, Nansemond, Virginia; left him about 4 years past.

Sally Dixon, 4, stout wench, mulatto, (William McLeod). Formerly slave to Willis Wilkinson, Nansemond, Virginia; left him about 4 years past.

Henry Beach, 30, low lad, (George Betty). Formerly slave to Daniel Beach, Newark, Jersey; left him about 5 years past.

Robert Freeman, 27, stout fellow, mulatto, (Thomas Powers). Says he was born free. Served his time to Gabriel Philips, powder maker at the Walkill near Goshen.

Jonathan Monday, 19, stout fellow, mulatto, (Joshua Hill). Says he was born free at Montserrat came to New York in Charles Godreich’s privateer.

Shadrick Jones, 23, stout fellow, black, (William McLeod) Formerly slave to Thomas Winter, Chester, Cumberland County, Virginia; left him about 6 years past.

Francis Bruff, 18, stout fellow, black, (Andrew Barclay). Born at Grenada, West Indies, from whence he was taken by General Arnold about 12 years past, that he left the General at Quebec & is now free.

Silva Shepherd, 25, sizable mulatto wench, (Lieut. Dan McLeod). Formerly slave to Israel Shepherd, Nansemond, Virginia; left him about 4 years past.

Peggy Jones, 1, (Lieut. Dan McLeod).

William Smith, 33, stout mulatto carpenter, (James Robinson). Free born nigh Tabs Creek, Lancaster County, Virginia.

Silas Bright, 31, stout mulatto, (James Robinson). Formerly slave to Griffin Pierte, Greatbridge, Virginia; left him about 7 years go. GBC.

Robert Jenkins, 31, stout black fellow, (James Robinson).Free as per manumission produced signed by Jacob Varse of Charlestown, South Carolina, dated 5 June 70, his former name appears to have been Samuel.

Sarah Browne, 28, stout wench, (James Robinson). Says she was born free at Charlestown, lived since a child at Hackensack, New Jersey.

Sukey, 25, stout wench (James Robinson). Formerly slave to John Hudson, Virginia, Norfolk; left him about 7 years ago. GBC.

John Prior, 26, stout fellow, (James Robinson). Says he was free born in Jamaica, served as Cooper on board the Lyon frigate from which he shows a discharge signed by D. Barns, Purser.

Nancy Mumford, 21, stout wench, (James Robinson). Free as per Bill of Sale of her mother from Mrs. Mumford, Rhode Island, to her father Bristol.

Adam Jones, 26, stout black fellow, (Andrew Barclay). Says he was born free on the Estate of Thomas Vandexter, Goldmine, Virginia; left that place about 6 years ago.

Francis Bruff, 18, stout Black fellow, a cooper, (Andrew Barclay). Born free in the Grenadas, W. Indies, says he was engaged till 21 years of age to Gen. Arnold.

Charles, (Andrew Barclay). Came from Jamaica, can't understand him.

Joe Ramsey, 31, stout black fellow, a cooper, (John McLeod). Formerly slave to James Jarridar, Indian Land, South Carolina; left him 5 years ago. GBC

Peggy his wife, 31, sickly wench, (John McLeod). Formerly slave to James Jarridar, Indian land South Carolina; left him 5 years ago. , GBC.

Richard Ball, 20, stout fellow, (John McLeod). Formerly slave to Captain McCulloch of the Legion who died at Camden & left him free.

Peter Richards, 33, stout fellow, cut on his left thumb, (Lt. McLeod, Legion). Formerly slave to James Jarvis, Cowsatrachy, who he says gave him his freedom at his death about 8 years ago. GBC.

Bella his wife, 30, stout wench, black, (Lt.McLeod,Legion). Formerly slave to James Jarvis, Cowsatrachy; left him at the same time but was not made free. GBC.

Libby. Their daughter, 16, fine wench, (lt.Mcloed, Legion) Formerly slave to James Jarvis, Cowsatrachy; left him at the same time but was not made free. GBC.

John Richards, 15, stout boy, their son, (Lt. McLeod, Legion). Formerly slave to James Jarvis, Cowsatrachy; left him at the same time but was not made free. GBC.

John Gray, 28, stout fellow, (James Rees). Formerly slave to Captain Howard Harrand, Williamsburgh, Virginia, who put him in the Army form whence he deserted.