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Jack Hide, 50, almost past his labour, (John Kitchin). Formerly slave to Joseph Hyde, Fairfield, New England; left him 6 years past. GBC.

Dick, 38, stout fellow, (Capt. Peacock). Formerly slave to John Jones, Savannah; left him 5 years past, indented for 7 years with said Captain.

Ship Sovereign bound for St. John's River William Stewart, Master

Cornelius Moss, 30, stout fellow, likely, (Capt. Richard Ellison). Formerly slave to Daniel Moore, Woodbridge, New Jersey; left him 7 years ago. GBC.

Thomas Brinkerhoof, 34, very short ordinary man, (James Petters). Formerly slave to Cornelius Boggard near Hackensack, New Jersey; left him 5 years past. GBC.

Peter Bean, 32, likely fellow, (James Travess). Formerly slave to David Davis, White Plains; left him two years past, says he has since been sold by his master to said
Travess.

Anthony Gillman, 46, stout short fellow, (Hilliard). Formerly slave to Major Gllman, Plasto, New England; left him about 3 years past.

George Black, 40, stout fellow, (Jere Ketcham). Formerly slave to Josiah Portress, Petersburg, Virginia; left him 4 years past. GBC.

Betsy Black, 35, ordinary wench, (Jere Ketcham). Formerly slave to Josiah Portress, Petersburg, Virginia; left him 4 years past. GBC.

William Black, 14, fine boy, (Jere Ketcham). Formerly slave to Josiah Portress, Petersburg, Virginia; left him 4 years past.

Sam, 30, stout black, (James Sayre). Formerly slave to Henry Bracy, Great Bridge, Virginia; left him about 2 years ago. GBC.

Luke Spencer, 25, stout, (Dr. Stevens). Formerly slave to Oliver Spencer, Elizabeth town, New Jersey; left him 6 years ago.

Abigail his wife, 26, stout wench, small child, (Dr. Stevens). Served her time out with Joseph Graham of Boston.

Bill Piggot, 28, stout fellow, (George Harding). Formerly slave to Gabriell Jones, Augusta County, Virginia; left him eight years ago.

Pompey Chase, 28, stout fellow, Reuben Chase of River St. John's , claimant, (Reuben Chase). Property of Reuben Chase as per Bill of Sale from Jacob Sharpe of Boston.

John Voice, 36, stout fellow B, (Captain Stewart St. Louis). Free born at Fonta Bell, Barbadoes.

Dian, 20, stout , squat wench small child, (George Harding). Formerly slave to John Scull, Philadelphia; left him 4 years ago.

Ship Ann & Elizabeth bound for Port Roseway Ben Fowler, Master

Peter Johnson, 35, stout fellow, (Stephen Shakespeare). Says he got his freedom from Silvester Brindly, Quaker, New Jersey; that he has lived in New York these 6 years past.
GBC.

Judith Johnson, 27, ordinary wench, (Stephen Shakespeare). Formerly slave to Garrit Langston, Shrewsbury; left him 3 years past. GBC.

Thomas Danvers, 45, ordinary fellow, (Archibald Clarke). Formerly slave to Thomas Brown, Savannah; left him 5 years past.

Sarah Cross, 34, stout squat wench, M, (Archibald Clarke). Says she was born free at Tappan, served her time to James Rickman, New York Island.

Harry Spencell, 38, slender fellow, (Stephen Hairran). Formerly slave to B. Benson left him on the Landing of the British troops on New York Island.

John Dunham, 25, slender fellow, (Nathaniel Hannah). Formerly slave to James Dunham of Augusta; left him 5 years past.

Jack Smith, 25, slender fellow, (Edward Hannah). Formerly slave to William Smith, Charlestown; left him about 5 years past.

Venus, 28, slender wench, (Edward Hannah). Formerly slave to William Smith, Charlestown; left him about 5 years past.

Samuel Drayton, 40, stout fellow, (Edward Hannah). Formerly slave to Mrs. Drayton near Charlestown; left her before the Siege of Charlestown.

Cath Drayton, 40, ordinary wench, (Edward Hannah). Formerly slave to Mrs. Drayton near Charlestown; left her before the Siege of Charlestown.

Dinah Edmonds, 34, ordinary wench, (Stephen Shakespeare). Formerly slave to Mr. Edmonds, Charlestown; left him 5 years past.

Thomas Edmonds, 5, small boy, (Stephen Shakespeare). Formerly slave to Mr. Edmonds, Charlestown; left him 5 years past.

John Rogers, 29, stout fellow, (Andrew Gibson). Formerly slave to Captain Rogers, Brig Dispatch, who went to England and left him free.

Henry Maxfield, 33, stout fellow, (Alexander Watson). Free born in Mr. Philips's house of Philips's Manor. GBC.

Hannah his wife, 23, stout wench, 2 small children, (Alexander Watson). Free born in John Predun, Closters, New Jersey.

Bill Browne, 24, stout fellow, (Nicholas Brown). Formerly slave to Jacob Arnold, Morristown, New Jersey; left him three years ago.

Dinah his wife, 23, lusty, squat wench, B, small child (Nicholas Browne). Born free, her mother an Indian; served her time with Edmund Palmer who lived & was hanged at
Fishkill for being Tory.

Tom, 40, sickly man, (Thomas Hartley). Formerly slave to Henry Smith, Charlestown, South Carolina, who died soon after it was taken by the British; left no heir.

Nancy his wife, 40, thin wench, (Thomas Hartley). Formerly slave to Widow Lott of Charlestown Elliot of Charlestown who she says gave her free before she died 11 years ago.

Prince Fraction, 25, stout blind left eye, Edward Trigler of Port Roseway, claimant (Edward Trigler). Property of Edward Trigler, purchased from James Stokes of New York.

Ship Montague bound for Port Roseway Robert Wilson, Master

Will Woodhouse, 45, tall & worn out, (James Rose). Formerly slave to William Woodhouse, Princess Ann, Virginia; left Virginia 6 years past by proclamation.

Jenny Perrill, 45, stout wench, 1 child a year old, (James Rose). Served with Captain Perrill, N. Town, Virginia; left him 6 years past, no slave.

Benjamin Phillips, 40, tall slim fellow, (Robert Fox). Formerly servant to George Phillips, Middletown, Connecticut; left him six years past by proclamation.