Recovery the value of a Negro Man named Isaac - 1801 - Transcribed by Gail M. Walczyk
Spelling remains the same.
The object of this suit brot. by Thomas Mehollems vs Elizabeth Parkinson, Wm.
Wyatt, John Core, Exor of Zoro: & Jas. Johnson Exor of Isaac Johnson is to recover the value of a Negro man named
Isaac bequeathed to him by his fathers will and such part of his fathers personal estate as come to the hands of
sd. E. Parkinson his gdn.
A Bill of expences for Isaac when run away
1 grogg at Cutlers - 7 1/2, 1
grog at Broadwaters - 7 1/2, 3 grogs at do next day - 02.00.00, 1 grog at Cutlers - 7 1/2, 2 horse feeds at
B.waters - 01.00.00, Eating at Cutlers - 01.06.00, Total 06.04.00 1/2, at Elliots 1 pint rum - 7 1/2, at Bloxoms
1 grog - 7 1/2, at Courthouse 1 grog - 7 1/2, Total 08.03.00
Negro Isaac to James Parkison Dr June
To cash paid Wm. Stran - 06.00.00 To cash paid the Jaylor Broadwater - 00.01.06 To expences going and come
to fetch him down from Ac. Ct. house - 00.06.03, To Geo. Craik for ditto - 00.06.00 July 15 To Jno. Dowty
for taking his & carrying him down to H. Guys - 01.04.00, To Geo. Craik for Selling & receiving - 00.12.00, To
Expences - 00.03.03 3/4,
Total £09.04.00 3/4
Contra By cash recd for Isaac - 60.00.00, Total 50.15.11 1/4 Elisha Dowty
Sepr p 2.5 1/2 / 1/2 10 28
Received of George Craik the sum of fifty eight pounds seven Shillings cash and
allowed him four dollars for John Dowty one dollar for Isaac and three Shillings for expences it being in full
for the price that Isaac was sold for I say recd by me this 3 day of August one thousand seven hundred & Ninety.
Test Teackle Turner Joshua Turner
NOTE: This is a copy of an account of
submitted as evidence in a Chancery Cause Thomas Mehollems vs Elizabeth Parkinson et als.1803-006 in 1803.
Northampton County VA Chancery Causes, 1721-1816 Thomas Meholloms vs Elizabeth Parkinson et als.1803-006. Local
Government Records Collection, Northampton County Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia. Accessed 28
August 2009. <http://www.lva.virginia.gov/whatwehave/local/chancery/index.htm>.