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10 July 1783

Townshend bound for River St. John's J. Hog

Thomas Lydecker, 32, stout fellow, (John Mercureau). Formerly the property of Garret Lydecker of Hackensack, New Jersey; left him 6 years ago. GBC.

Mars bound for Port Roseway James Grayson

Willis Herbert, 30, stout fellow, (James Miller). Formerly the property of William Herbert of Norfolk, Virginia; left him 4 years ago. GBC.

Jonas Bracey, 25, stout fellow, (James Miller). Formerly the property of Thomas Bracey of Norfolk, Virginia; left him 2 years ago. GBC.

Aurora bound for River St. John's Thomas Jackson

Peter Cox, 24, stout fellow, (Thomas Rogers). Formerly the property of John Lloyd of Stamford, Connecticut; left him 3 years ago. GBC.

Ned Morris, 36, stout fellow, (Thomas Rogers). Formerly the property of Gideon Wakeman of Fairfield, Connecticut; left him 6 years ago. GBC.

Charity Morris, 28, stout wench, (Thomas Rogers). She lived with Jonathan Mills on Long Island till she was 18. Says she was born free, produces Gen. Birch's Certificate to
that purpose.

Isaac, 9, fine boy, (Thomas Rogers). Son of Charity Morris.

Edward, 5, fine boy (Thomas Rogers). Son of Charity Morris.

Mary Ann, 3, fine girl, (Thomas Rogers). Daughter of Charity Morris.

Unus Deaton, 27, quadroon, sickly, (Thomas Rogers). Formerly lived with William Bush of Horseneck, Connecticut; says she is free Produces Gen. Birch's Certificate to that
purpose.

Mary bound for Quebec Matthew Peacock

George Flanders, 23, stout fellow, B. (Agent Chipcott). Formerly slave to Thomas Irwin at St. Augustine; left him about 18 months past.

Phillis Duett, 46, ordinary wench, B, (Matthew Peacock). Says she was born free; that she lived as servant with James Duett at Pidee, South Carolina; that she left him
about 3 years past.

Judith Duett, 8. Likely girl, B, (Matthew Peacock), Says that she was born free; that she lived as a servant with James Duett of Pidee, South Carolina; that she left him about three years past

Camel bound for Quebec William Tinker

Abigail Orser, 14, likely wench, B, Joseph Orser or Quebec, claimant. Appears to be said Orser's property.

Oliver Orser, 11, likely boy. (Joseph Orser of Quebec, claimant. Appears to be said Orser's property.

Blackett bound for Quebec John Roxby

Nicholas Clouse, 40, stout fellow, M, (Alexander White). Formerly slave of William Nockle of Tappan, New Jersey; left him 3 ½ years ago. GBC.

Lena Clouse, 40, stout wench, M, (Alexander White). Formerly slave to Cornelius Tolman of Tappan, New Jersey; left him 3 ½ years ago. GBC.

Nancy Hill, 27, likely girl, M, (Robert Cockrill). Says she is free and produces General Birch's Certificate to show it.

Elsee Boon, 50, stout fellow, (Robert Cockrill). Formerly the property of Samuel Boon of Charlestown, South Carolina; left him 4 ½ years ago. GBC.

Dick Boon, 50, stout fellow, (Jane Croser). Formerly the property of Samuel Boon of Charlestown, South Carolina; left him 4 ½ years ago.

Celia Boon, 30, likely wench, (Jane Croser). Formerly the property of Samuel Boon of Charlestown, South Carolina; left him 4 ½ years ago.

Rosetta, 30, stout wench. David Whitehill of Quebec, claimant. (David Whitehill). His property having produced a Bill of Sale.

Hope bound for Quebec R. Peacock

Lucia, 37, stout wench, (William Dempsey). Says she was born free & that she left Charlestown in the year 1781.

Baker & Atlee bound for Quebec Roberts

Tampier, 50, ordinary fellow, (Peter Dollyer). Formerly the property of John Pell, Paramus, New Jersey; left him about 5 years past.

Mary, 11, likely girl, (Thomas Darling). The property of Thomas Darling.

Union bound for Quebec, Copall Wilson

Jack Harrison, 60, Ordinary Fellow, (William Campbell), Formally the property of Mr Charleson, South Carolina; Left him when Charlestown was taken. GBC.

Charity Umberston, 22, Ordinary Wench; (Samuel Umberston); Samuel Umberston’s property; proved by bill of sale.

16th July 1783

Frigate London bound for Bremer Lee, Hugh Watts

Jeffrey, 10, likely boy, (Hugh Watts). Says that he lived with Daniel Smith at Secausus in New Jersey; that his father brought him to New York; that his mother was born
free; that both of them are gone to Nova Scotia.

Antelope Gordon bound for Bremer Lee

Dan, 7, likely boy, Kloproth Lt. Anhalt Zerbel of East Friesland, claimant. (Kloproth Lt. Anhalt Zerbel ). Produces a receipt from John Oakes of Oyster Bay of having bought him for seven guineas, who insures him his property.

George Bishick, 26, stout fellow. He is Cook on board the ship. Left Virginia 6 years ago. Says he was born free and brought off by a party of marines of the Otter Sloop.

Ship: New [?] bound for Portsmouth,
Thomas Craven, mate declared that there wasn’t any negroes or American property of any kind on board
.

Ship: Ben bound for Bremer Lee [?]
Hillis, mate declared that there wasn’t any negroes or American property of any kind on board.

Trident bound for Bremer Lee, Robert Gallilee

Tom, 26, stout fellow, (Major Weidersheim). Says he ran away from John Pickhall of the Island of Jamaica 4 years ago; that he saw his master since, in Canada, who did not
claim him.

Judith, 16, stout wench, (Major Weidersheim). She says she was born free and indented for 7 years to Mr. Wright of Philby in Canada with whom she served her time.

Toby, 23, stout fellow. He says he was the property of Capt. Ezekiel Pope of the American Militia who was killed in the action of Guilford & that he was taken prisoner. Says he wishes to go home in the ship being hired by the Month.

Dick, 25, stout fellow. Robert Gallilee of Whitby, claimant. (Robert Gallilee). He says he was purchased by Robert Gallilee at Kingston in the Island of Jamaica.