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Ceasar Perth, 37, stout fellow. Formerly the property of Hardy Waller, Norfolk, Virginia; left him 4 years ago.

Mary Brow, 69 worn out. Formerly the property of Cornelius Van Ryper, Bergen, New Jersey; left him 7 years ago.

Samuel Whitten, 39, stout fellow. Formerly the property of John Whitten, Norfolk, Virginia; left him 5 years ago.

Betsey, 60, worn out & a fine boy 7 years old. Formerly the property of Mr. Davis, West Indies.

Britton Murray, 28, stout fellow. Formerly the property of Isaac Murray, Princess Ann, Virginia; left him 5 years ago.

Hannah Whitten, 30, stout wench with 5 children 8, 7, 6, 5, & 1 years old. Formerly the property of William Smith, Norfolk, Virginia; left him 5 years ago.

Peggy Crumwell, 50, stout wench. Formerly the property of Molsey Wilikinson, Nansemond, Virginia; left him 4 years ago.

Dorcas Crumwell, 14, stout wench. Formerly the property of Molsey Wilkinson, Nansemond, Virginia; left him 4 years ago.

James Young, 35, stout fellow. Formerly the property of Willis Nickinson, Norfolk, Virginia; left him 5 years ago.

Laker Jordan, 36, stout fellow. Formerly the property of George Jordan, Nansemond, Virginia; left him 5 years ago.

Joshua Jordan, 14, stout fellow. Formerly the property of Willis Wilkinson, Nansemond, Virginia; left him 5 years ago.

Nancy Whitten, 32, stout wench with a boy 14 months old. Formerly the property of John Reed, Portsmouth, Virginia; left him 7 years ago.

Harry Whitten, 10, fine boy. Formerly the property of John Reed, Portsmouth, Virginia; left him 7 years ago.

Dempse Sullivan, 27, stout fellow. Formerly the property of Henry Best, Elizabeth County, Virginia; left him 4 years, ago.

Ceasar McKenzie, 32, stout fellow. Formerly the property of John McKenzie of Charlestown, South Carolina; left him 5 years ago.

James Moses, 17, stout fellow. Formerly the property of Liddleton Ayres, Northampton, Virginia; left him 1 year ago.

Katty Reddick, 22, stout wench with a girl 5 months old. Formerly the property of Thomas West, Billingsport, New Jersey; left him 5 years ago.

Joan Murray, 24, stout wench with 2 children 4 & 2 years old. Formerly the property of Thomas Cheeseman, Gloster County, Virginia; left him 7 years ago.

Daniel Archer, 32, stout fellow. Formerly the property of Thomas Archer of Little York, Virginia; left him 4 years ago.

Jane Thomson, 70, worn out, with a grandchild 5 years old. Says she was born free; lived with Col. Tucker, Norfolk, Virginia; left him 6 years ago.

Kate Mason, 21, stout wench, mulatto. Says she was born free; lived in Charlestown.

Hannah Jackson, 40, stout wench. Formerly the property of Thomas Newton, Norfolk, Virginia; left him 7 years ago.

Bob Jackson, 12, stout fellow. Formerly the property of Thomas Newton, Norfolk, Virginia; left him 7 years ago.

James Newcombe, 27, stout fellow. Says he was born free on the estate of Arnet Ellison, Somerset County, Maryland; left him 7 years ago.

Jane Pearce, 23, stout wench with 2 children 8 years & 7 months. Formerly the property of Thomas Pearce, Nansemond, Virginia; left him 5 years ago.

Frigate Cyclops bound for Port Roseway Capt. Christian

Abram Myers, 20, stout lad. (Mr. Burke, purser of Cyclops.) Formerly the property of Mr. Thomas Blackwell, Black river, Virginia; left him 6 years ago.

Grand Dutchess of Russia bound for Annapolis Royal Holman, Master

Abraham Hammond, 40, stout M. (Mr. Nathaniel Hubbard). Formerly the property of John Loyd, Standford, Connecticut. GBC.

Andrew Bush, 25, stout. (Mr. Nathaniel Hubbard). Formerly the property of William Bush, Horseneck, Connecticut; left him 5 years ago.

Michael Cox, 26, stout. (Mr. Nathaniel Hubbard). Formerly the
property of John Loyd, Standford, Connecticut; left him 5
years ago.

Rachel, 39, stout wench with 3 children 10, 6, & 2 years old. (Mr. Nathaniel Hubbard). Formerly the property of Nathaniel Hubbard as per Bill of Sale produced from Nathaniel Williams, Huntington, Long Island.

Jack, 21, stout lad. (Mr. Nathaniel Chandler). Formerly the property of Albert Bonta, Hackensack, New Jersey; left him in 1776. GBC.

Cyrus, 50, stout man. (Major Bayard, A. Rangers). Formerly the property of Mr. William Bayard of New York, father to Major Bayard.

Nell, 18, stout wench with a mulatto child 7 months old. (Major Bayard). Formerly the property of Mr. William Bayard of New York, father to Major Bayard.

Phillis, 46, stout wench. (Reverend Dr. Sayre). Formerly the property of the Reverend Dr. Sayre.

Rosanna, 27, stout wench. (Reverend Dr. Sayre). Formerly the property of Reverend Dr. Sayre.

Will, 23, stout fellow. (Mr. David Seabury). Formerly the property of David Seabury.

In pursuance of two orders from His Excellency Sir Guy Carleton K. B. General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces from Nova Scotia to West Florida inclusive, both dated Head Quarters, New York, the one 15 April 1783 and the other 22nd May, We whose names are hereunto subscribed do certify that we did carefully inspect the aforegoing Vessels on the 31st July 1783 and that on board the said vessels we found the Negroes mentioned in the foregoing List amounting to One Hundred and forty-four men, one hundred and thirteen women and ninety two children and to the best of our Judgment believe them to be all the Negroes on board the said vessels and we enquired of the Master of each Vessel whether he had any Records, Deeds, Archives or papers or other property of the Citizens of the United States on board and to each Enquiry We were answered in the negative. And we further certify that We furnished each master of a Vessel with a Certified List of the Negroes on board the Vessel and informed him that he would not be permitted to Land in Nova Scotia any other Negroes than those contained on the List and that if any other Negroes were found on board the Vessel he would be severely punished and that We informed the Agent for the Transports of this matter and desired him to use means for returning back to this place all Negroes not mentioned in the List.

[Signed]: Wilbar Cook, Captain of the 37th Regt.; W.S. Smith; Samuel Jones, Secretary; P. Armstrong, DQM Gen.