Petition of George B. Bagwell - 1804 - Transcribed by Gail M. Walczyk

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April Court 1804
On the petition of George B. Bagwell setting forth that James a Negro man Slave the property of Darius Poulson orphan of William hath run away and is taken up and now in the public goal at Snow hill in Maryland and that he is apprehensive that the sd. orphan will lose the said Slave & requesting the court to make a decree empowering him the said George Bagwell to make Sale of the said Slave for the best price that can be got It is decreed and ordered that the said George Bagwell make Sale of the said Slave James and make report thereof to the Court
Costs Clks 186 Cents
Test
Littleton Savage

In obedience to a Decree of the court of Accomack County bearing date April 29 1804
I have made Sale of James the Property of Darius Poulson orphan of Wm Poulson for the Sum of one Hundred and Two pounds
George B Bagwell
August 15 1804


Sources:

_____. Accomack County VA Chancery Causes, 1727-1805. Local Government Records Collection, Accomack County Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA. http://www.lva.virginia.gov; Petition of George B. Bagwell 1804-001.


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