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Ship Nisbett, bound for Port Matton, Wilson, Master

John Green, 44, ordinary fellow. Formerly slave to Lucy Givin, Norfolk County, Virginia; left him in 1776. GMC.

Nelly Lamb, 21, stout wench. Formerly slave to Col. Ruffin, Jordan [Norfolk] County, Virginia; left him in 1779. GBC.

Funkio Hancock, 25, ordinary wench. Formerly slave to John Hancock, Princess Ann County, Virginia; left him in 1781. GBC.

Arthur Bowler, 34, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Metcalf Bowllin, Rhode Island; left him in 1781. GBC.

Phebe Bowler, 35, ordinary wench. Says she was born free, Portsmouth, Rhode Island. GBC.

Betsey Bowler, 12, likely girl. Says she was born free, Portsmouth, Rhode Island. GBC.

Fan Bartley, 42, ordinary wench. Says she was born free. Certified by James Henderson, Waggon Master.

Rachel Bartley, 16, likely girl. Her children.

Elizabeth Bartley, 12, likely quadroon. Her children.

George Bartley, 8, likely boy. Her children.

Israel Bartley, 6, Her children.

Fishy Bartley, 3, Her children.

Jane Bartley, ½, Her children.

Mary Straten, 24, likely wench. Formerly slave to Ben Straten, Eastern Shore, Virginia; left him in 1779. GBC.

Rose Straten, 8, Her children.

Johnny Straten, 2. Her children.

Peggy Straten, 4 months. Her children.

Hannah Richardson, 22, ordinary wench. Formerly slave to Benjamin Bennett, Head of Elk, Maryland; left him in 1779. GMC.

Nancy Shepherd, 40, stout wench. Formerly slave to Edward Buston, Nansemun, Virginia; left him in 1779. GBC.

Priscilla, 8, ordinary girl. Formerly slave to Edward Buston, Nansemun, Virginia; left him in 1779. GBC. Her child.

Richard Reddock, 37, ordinary fellow. Formerly slave to Col. Raddock, Virginia; left him in 1778. GMC.

Charity Reddock, 14, ordinary girl. Formerly slave to Col. Raddock, Virginia. GMC.

Jenney Reddock, 12, ordinary girl. Formerly slave to Col. Raddock, Virginia. GMC.

Betsey Pamerton, 28, stout wench. Formerly slave to Joseph Pamerton, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him in 1778. GMC.

Billy Pamerton, 4. Her child.

John Van Bruyck, 33, ordinary fellow. Formerly slave to Samuel Van Bruyck, Tapan, New Jersey; left him in 1779.

Nancy Van Bruyck, 28, stout wench. Formerly slave to David Edwards, Tapan, New Jersey; left him in 1779.

Sarah Van Bruyck, 5. Her child.

Francis Wells, 24, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Thomas Wells, Mulberry, Virginia; left him in 1780.

Thomas York, 31, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Col. Bird, Redding, Pennsylvania; left him in 1777.

Henry Derling, 32, stout fellow, M, (Thomas Cutler). Formerly slave to Garret Derling, Jamaica South, who gave him his freedom 6 years ago.

Philip Thompson, 24, stout fellow, M, (Wagon Master General Department). Formerly slave to James Thompson, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him 4 years ago. GMC.

Andrew Izard, 28, stout fellow, B, (Wagon Master General Department). Formerly slave to Ralph Izzard, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him 5 years ago. GMC.

Peter French, 93, remarkably stout of his age, (Wagon Master General Department). Free.

Jeff, 5, fine boy, M, (Thomas Cutler). Bound until 21 years of age [to Mr. Cutler].

Robert Conway, 51, stout fellow, (Wagon Master General Department). Formerly slave to David Alstine of Woodbridge, New Jersey; left him in the year 1776. GMC.

Thomas James, 18, stout fellow, (Wagon Master General Department). Formerly slave to John Stevens of St. Christophers; brought off by the Capt. of the Aluda. GMC.

Samuel DeGraw, 24, stout fellow, (Wagon Master General Department). Formerly slave to Land DeGraw of Tapan, New Jersey; left him 5 years ago. GMC.

George Wilkins, 53, stout fellow, (Wagon Master General Department). Formerly the property of Stephen Wilkins, Princess Ann, Virginia; left him in 1778. GMC.

Christian King, 28, stout fellow, (Wagon Master General Department). Formerly slave to Thomas Reese near Valley Forge, Pennsylvania; left him in 1778. GMC.

John Bass, 19, stout fellow, (Wagon Master General Department). Free; served some time with Ned Street, Nansemond, Virginia. GMC.

John Townsend, 25, stout fellow, (Wagon Master General Department). Formerly slave to Stephen Townsend, Dallawar; left him in 1777. GMC.

John Wright, 25, stout fellow, (Wagon Master General Department). Formerly the property of Stephen Wright, Norfolk, Virginia; left him in 1777. GMC.

Stephen Vanboran, 20, stout fellow, (Wagon Master General Department). Formerly slave to Albert Akerman, Parramus, New Jersey; left him in 1779. GMC.

Andrew Whitehead, 29, stout fellow, (Wagon Master General Department). Formerly slave to Herned Whitehead, South Carolina; left him in 1777. GMC.

Catto Brown, 31, stout fellow, (Wagon Master General Department). Formerly slave to Samuel Hudson, Philadelphia; left him in 1776. GMC.

Richard Jardine, 31, stout fellow, (Wagon Master General Department). Formerly slave to Edward Jordan, Nansemun, Virginia; left him in 1779. GMC.