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Nelly, 36, stout wench, [(Wagon Master General Department)]. Born free at Hackensack, New Jersey.

Alinda, 19, stout wench, M, [(Wagon Master General Department)]. Born free at Flushing, Long Island.

Rachel, 19, stout wench, [(Wagon Master General Department)]. Free. Formerly the property of Lt. Gov. Graham, Savannah.

Sally, 16 months, infant, [(Wagon Master General Department)]. Her child.

Lydia, 23, stout wench, [(Wagon Master General Department)]. Free. Formerly the property of John Alston, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him in 1777.

Jenny, 3 months, infant, [(Wagon Master General Department)].

Peggy Waldron, 30, stout wench, [(Wagon Master General Department)]. Free. Formerly the property of Isaac Waldron, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him 1777. GBC.

Dianah, 8, [(Wagon Master General Department)]. Her children.

Benjamin, 1, infant, [(Wagon Master General Department)]. Her children

Peggy, 24, stout wench. Born free on Bahamas Island.

Billy, 3, Free.

Susannah, 65, stout wench.

John Ryarson, 36, stout fellow, one eyed. Formerly slave to John Ryarson, Hackensack, New Jersey; left him in 1776.

Kitty, 25, stout wench. Formerly slave to Peter Trumbly, New Jersey; left him in 1776.

Sam Cooper, 32, stout fellow. Formerly slave to John Cooper, New England. GMC.

Pompey Perkins, 30, stout fellow. Formerly slave to James Perkins, Boston. GMC.

Simon Rutledge, 23, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Thomas Rutledge, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him in 1777. GMC.

Charles Sweeney, 40, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Major Sweeney, Hampton, Virginia; left him in 1777. GMC.

Richard Price, 30, stout fellow. Formerly slave to James Price, Hampton, Virginia; left him in 1776. GMC.

York, 27, stout fellow. Formerly slave to John Borden, Eastern Shore, Virginia.; left him in 1776. GMC.

Hercules, 26, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Thomas Hanscomb, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him 1778. GMC.

Charles Barren, 25, stout fellow. Formerly slave to James Barren, Hampton, Virginia; left him in 1778. GMC.

Jacob Westerfield, 34, ordinary fellow. Formerly slave to Crisparus Westerfeldt, Bergen County, New Jersey; left him in 1776. GMC.

Benjamin, 23, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Isaac Waldron, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him in 1776. GMC.

Nancy Savage, 17, stout wench. Formerly slave to Thomas Savage, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him in 1778. GMC.

Ned Dickinson, 21, stout fellow. Says he was born free in the West Indies; pressed on board a Man of War.

Charles Lamb, 30, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Frederick Hanson, Kent County, Maryland; left him in 1777. GMC.

Abraham Bayard, 30, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Samuel Bayard, Cecil County, Maryland; left him in 1777. GMC.

Joseph Harris, 53, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Joseph Harris, Raway Neck, New Jersey; left him in 1775. GMC.

Job Work, 22, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Anthony Work, Hemps Landing, Virginia; left him in 1778. GMC.

Willis Page, 35, stout fellow. Formerly slave to John Driver, Nansemun, Virginia; left him in 1779. GMC.

Polly, 14, fine girl. Formerly slave to Peter Trumbly, Springfield, New Jersey.

Peggy, 7, fine girl.

Paul Jackson, 35, ordinary fellow. Formerly slave to Joe Jackson, Boston; left him in 1775.

Charles White, 25, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Dr. Dillehour, Charlestown, South Carolina; left him in 1777. GMC.

Dick Roach, 55, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Lieutenant Col. DeLancey.

Benjamin Gerrow, 25, stout fellow. Formerly slave to Peter Gerrow, Charlestown, South Carolina.

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 respectfully certify that on the 22nd September and the 7th, 11th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 31st of October and the 3rd, 4th and 19th November 1783 the aforegoing Vessels were carefully inspected by us whose names are for that purpose respectively mentioned, to have inspected the said respective Vessels and that on board the said vessels we found the Negroes mentioned in the foregoing List amounting to Two Hundred and ninety six men, two Hundred and fifty five women and one Hundred and ninety nine Children and to the best of our Judgment believe them to be all –