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July 8, 1783

Ann bound for St. John's River John Clark, Master

Pompey Wanton, 25, squat fellow, B, (John Burgis). Formerly slave to Stephen Wanton, Rhode Island; left him at the Evacuation of said place. GBC.

Peter Stogdon, 23, stout fellow, M, (James Scott). Formerly slave to Robert Stogdon, Princetown; left him about 3 years past. GBC.

Jacob Smith, 20, stout fellow, B. Thomas Cropper of Accomack, Eastern Shore, Virginia, claimant. (James Scott). Formerly slave to Ruben Westerhouse near Horntown Eastern Shore, Virginia; left in summer 82 & joined Capt. Kid in his whaleboat in the Chesepeak. GBC.

Dinah Simmons, 40, stout wench, M, (Peter Fitzsimmons). Mr. Fitzsimmons property as appears by a Bill of Sale produced.

Sylvia Smith, 14, likely wench, B, (Robert Chillar). Formerly slave to Smith, Norfolk, Virginia; left him 4 years past & joined the troops at New York. GBC.

Grace bound for St. John's River William Oaxley, Master

Ruben Upkins, 24, squat fellow, B, (Thomas Walsh). Formerly slave to Isaac Furbs, Nansemum, Virginia; left him 4 years past & joined the Troops in the Chesapeak. GBC.

Lydia Tomkins, 34, likely wench, M, (Daniel Fowler). Formerly slave to Elnathan Hunt, Philips Manor, New York province; left by her master in 1776. GBC.

Sam Tomkins, 2, M, (Daniel Fowler).

Lord Townshend bound for St. John's River, James Hogg, Master

David Riddle, 28, stout fellow, B, (Thomas Wolverton). Formerly slave to Joseph Griffiths, Newcastle County, Pennsylvania; left him in 1777 & joined the troops at the Head of Elk.

Ben Riddle, 7, M, (Thomas Wolverton). Formerly slave to Joseph Griffiths, Newcastle County, Pennsylvania; left him in 1777 & joined the troops at the Head of Elk.

Nancy Howard, 23, neat wench, B, (James Hogg). Formerly slave to Bland Steward, Dorchester, South Carolina, who left him in the year 1779 when she joined the British
troops. GBC.

John Ceasor, 3 months old, B.

John Howard, 26, stout fellow, B, (James Hogg). Formerly slave to William Mallery, Norfolk, Virginia; left him & joined the troops with Lord Dunmore in 1776.

Commerce bound for St. John's River, Richard Strong

Scipio Bazeley, 30, stout fellow, B, (Rev. John Beardsley). Property of the Rev. John Beardsley.

Peter Beardsley, 24, stout fellow, M, (Rev. John Beardsley). Property of the Rev. John Beardsley.

Anthony Jarvis, 34, Ordinary fellow, M, (Daniel Sickles).Daniel Sickles' property as appears by a Bill of Sale.

Betsy Jarvis, 2, M, (Daniel Sickles). Free born.

Joseph bound for St. John's River, Martin Stout

Isaac Berry, 36, ordinary fellow, B, (Capt. Drummond). Formerly slave to F. Parker, Eastern Shore, Virginia; left him & went on board the Otter sloop in the year 1776. GBC.

Hagar Britain, 41, ordinary wench, B, (Capt. Drummond). Mr. Drummond's property, Bill of Sale produced.

Apollo bound for Port Roseway John Adamson

Thomas Rogers, 40, ordinary fellow, B, (Lewis Palmer). Formerly slave to Thomas Wollerd, Chester County, Pennsylvania; left him about 5 years ago.

Cara Wilkins, 27, stout wench, M, (Lewis Palmer). Formerly slave to John Wilkinson, New Jersey; left him in the year 1776.

Jupiter Wise, 25, stout fellow, B, (Henry Hotchinson). Certified to be free by the Commandant.

Sealia Bowden, 27, ordinary wench, M, (Atkinson). Formerly slave to Solomon Dean, Norfolk, Virginia; left him in the year 1776. GBC.

Sally Bowden, 3, B.

Dempsey Bowden, 2 months, M.

Mars bound for Port Roseway

Dinah Haynes, 45, ordinary wench, B, (James Cummins). Formerly slave to Thomas Hammond, Suffolk town, Virginia; left him in the year 1779. GBC.

Cloe Haynes, 8, B.

Nancy Haynes, ½ , B.

Esther bound for Port Roseway Robert Gill, Master

Sarah Jackson, 23, ordinary wench, B, (Alexander McDonald). Formerly slave to Thomas Hanley, Georgetown, South Carolina; left him 1780 after the Siege of Charlestown. GBC.

Hanna Jackson, 2, B, (Alexander McDonald). Born within the British lines.

Mary Ann, 25, ordinary wench, B, (Alexander McDonald). Formerly slave to John Rutledge, Stone river, South Carolina; left him before the Siege of Charlestown & joined the British troops. GBC.

Elizabeth, 6, B, (Alexander McDonald). Formerly slave to John Rutledge, Stone river, South Carolina; left him before the Siege of Charlestown & joined the British troops.

Nancy, 3 months, B, (Alexander McDonald). Born within the British lines.

Charles Herbert, 50, nearly worn out, M.

Rose Herbert, 45, ordinary wench, M.

Hanna Herbert, 40, B.

Jenny Herbert, 9, B. Mr. Herbert's property , brought with him from Virginia at the time Lord Dunmore left that Country.

David Herbert, 5, B., T. Martin Herbert of Port Roseway, claimant

Isaac Herbert, 11, M.

London Herbert, 30, B.

Venus Herbert, 16, M.

Kimme Williams, 18, stout wench, M, (T. Martin Herbert). Says she was born free & that she served her time to Isaac Kimme in New York & Certified free by General Birch.