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Elizabeth bound for St. John's Watson, Master

Jerry Miller, 22, stout made, (Trumpeter, American Legion). Formerly slave to Charles Harrison, Prince George, Virginia; joined the army in 1781. Mustered in the regiment.

Simon Johnson, 16, likely lad, (Trumpeter, American Legion). Formerly slave to John Cooper, Williamsburgh, Virginia; joined the army with General Arnold in 1781.

Melinda, 11, likely girl. Major Menzies of St. John's, claimant. (Major Menzies). Born & bred in the Major's family.

Primus, 11, likely boy. Major Menzies of St. John's, claimant. (Major Menzies). Born & bred in the Major's family.

Chloe, 19, likely wench, (Lieut. Ambrose). Formerly slave to Mrs. Boykin, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him in 1780 & joined the army on John's Island

Susannah, 7 months, M, (Lieut. Ambrose).

George, 17, stout likely boy, M, (Trumpeter, American Legion). Formerly slave to Colonel Carter, Virginia; joined General Arnold in 1781.

London, 17, stout black, (Trumpeter, American Legion). Formerly slave to Robert Pleasant, Virginia; joined General Arnold in 1781.

Nathaniel, 16, likely boy, M, (Lieut. Bull, A.L. ). Formerly slave to Col. Bannister, Virginia; joined General Arnold in 1781.

James, 16, likely boy, B, (Capt. Frink, A.L.). Formerly slave to Mrs. Cuyler who gave him to her daughter Mrs. Frink.

Diana, 7, likely girl, (Capt. Frink, A.L.). Who bought her from Mrs. Beadle, Staten Island.

King George bound for St. John's

Andrew, 9, likely boy, (Lieutenant Cox, K.A. Regiment.). Who brought him a child from North Carolina after picking him up in a wood by said Lieut. Cox.

Ned Hustus, 22, stout fellow, M, (Lieut. Eustace, K.A. Regiment). Formerly slave to Joseph Hollyday, Nansemun, Virginia; left him in the year 1781 & joined the British Troops.

Will Hollydy, 33, stout fellow, B, (Lieut. Smith, K.A. Regiment). Formerly slave to Joseph Hollyday, Nansemun, Virginia; left him in the year 1781 & joined the British troops.

Montague bound for St. John's

Abraham Ness, 30, stout fellow, (Adj't. Ness). Formerly slave to James Brown, Camden, South Carolina, from whom Mr. Ness purchased him in the year 1782.

Lucy Ness, 29. Stout wench, (Adj't. Ness). Formerly slave to Widow Payne, Camden, South Carolina, Purchased from the widow by Mr. Ness at Charlestown.

William Carden, 27, stout fellow, (Lieut. Col. DeVeber). Formerly slave to Joseph Taylor, Danburry, Connecticut; left him 7 years past & joined the troops there.

Dianah Carden, 24, ordinary wench, (Lieut. Col. DeVeber). Formerly slave to Richard Burk, Rhode Island; left him 7 years agoe.

William bound for St. John's

Anthony, 32, ordinary fellow, (Lieutenant Barker, K.A. Regiment). Formerly slave to Ben Warren, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him year 1780 previous to the Siege of that Garrison.

Christopher, 28, ordinary fellow, (Capt. Atwood, K.A. Reg't.). Formerly slave to Alexander McAlister, East Florida; left him & joined the British troops at Savannah in 1770.

Apollo bound for St. John's

Bobb, 15, likely boy, (Adj. Cunningham). His property.

Jeff, 12, likely boy, (Lieut. B. Ward). His own property.

Vinia, 25, stout wench, M, (Capt. Willmott). Capt. Willmott 's property.

Harry, her infant, (Capt. Willmott). Capt. Willmott 's property.

Robert, her infant, (Capt. Willmott). Capt Willmott 's property.

Two Sisters bound for St. John's

Silvia, 20, likely wench, B. Capt. Brown of Two Sisters , claimant. (Capt Brown). Formerly slave to Col. Lowe near Brunswick, New Jersey; left him in 1776 & joined the British troops.

Besse, 21, likely wench, (Dr. Humphries, N.Y. Volunteers). Lived with Captain Atkins, Clown, South Carolina; left him about 4 years ago. Sold by the widow of said Atkins sometime after as the wench says.

Keaty, infant, M, (Dr. Humphries, N.Y. Volunteers). Her infant.

Gull, 16, stout boy, B, (Dr. Humphries, N.Y. Volunteers). Formerly slave to Capt. Atkins, Clown, South Carolina; left him about 4 years ago. Sold by the widow of said Atkins.

Ambrose Lewis, 19, stout fellow, (Lieut. DeBeck). His own property.

Esther bound for St. John's

Mariah, 21, stout wench. Capt. Campbell of St. John's, claimant. (Capt. Campbell). Formerly slave to Mr. McRea, Hatter, New Jersey, who sold her to Mr. Burton, New York & has since been purchased as she says by Capt. Campbell.

Mungo, 3, infant. (Capt. Campbell of St. John's, claimant). (Capt. Campbell). Formerly slave to Mr. McRea, Hatter, New Jersey, who sold her to Mr. Burton, New York, & has since been purchased by Capt. Campbell.

Abraham, 21, stout fellow. Capt. McLeod of St. John's, claimant. (Capt. McLeod). The Captain's Property.

Mars bound for St. John's

Mingo II, 27, ordinary fellow, (Ensign Stanley). Cornelius Munford, Long Island near Flushing, returned to the owner.

Dianah II, 26, stout wench, (Ensign Stanley). Cornelius Munford, Long Island near Flushing, returned to the owner.

Phebe II, 1 ½, infant, (Ensign Stanley). Cornelius Munford, Long Island near Flushing, returned to the owner.

Paul Moore, 36, ordinary fellow, (Capt. McPherson). Col. John Taylor, Richmond County, Virginia; left him in 1777 & joined the British troops.

Sarah Moore, 24, likely wench, M, (Capt. McPherson). Mary Meaks near Warwick Town, Maryland; left her 6 years ago. GBC.

Prince Blake, 6, likely lad, B, (Lieut. Roberts). Capt. Blake, Charlestown; left him after the Siege of that place & joined the British troops. GMC.

James Robison, 30, stout fellow, (Lieut. Sargen). Mr. Robertson, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him before the Siege of that Garrison & joined the British troops. GBC.

John Fortune, 20, likely lad, B., (Capt. Gelder). Capt. Connor, Norfolk, Virginia; left him & joined the British troops in 1779. GBC.

Ned Ugee, 30, likely fellow, B. General Ugee, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him & joined the British troops before the Siege of that Garrison. GBC.

Ned Thomas, 21, likely fellow, B. (Cornet Hovendon). Certified to be free by General Musgrave's Certificate.

13 September

Britain bound for St. John's John Allen

Nelly, 8, likely wench, B. Major Coffin of St. John's, claimant. (Major Coffin). Became his property by the marriage of Mrs. Coffin.

Fortune, 9, likely boy, B. Major Coffin of St. John's, claimant. (Major Coffin). Became his property by the marriage of Mrs. Coffin.

Sovereign bound for St. John's, Stewart

Liberty, 25, stout fellow, B. Capt. Dunbar of St. John', claimant. (Capt. Dunbar). Negro acknowledges to have been purchased by the Capt. At the West Indies 17 years ago.

Tim, 22, stout fellow, B. Capt. T. French of St. John's, claimant. (Capt. T. French). Certified from the Office of Police to be the Captain's property purchased from James Whitten, Charlestown.

Pompey Grant, 30, ordinary fellow (Drummer to 2nd Delanceys). Formerly slave to Thomas Grant at New York; Gen. Musgrave's Certificate.

Tinah Leech, 25, stout wench, B, (Capt. French). Formerly slave to George Leach of Philadelphia; Gen. Musgraves Certificate.

Susannah, 35, ordinary wench. Capt. McPherson of St. John's, claimant. (Capt. McPherson). Property proved per Bill of Sale.

Michael Beacon, 25, stout fellow, (Ensign Boyle). Formerly slave to Andrew Thomson, New Kent, Virginia; left him about 3 years & joined Lord Cornwallis's Army.