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First Name: George
Last Name: Tennable
Gender: Female
Reference Number: UNL00006321
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Record Type:

Newspaper clipping

Record Call No.

Mss9:4 V8198:1

Record Title

Notice, 1790, concerning a dispute in ownership of an African-American slave, Charles.

Document Notes:

As published in William Prentis's Virginia Gazette and Petersburg Intelligencer, no. 201 (8 July 1790). Full title of the society proclaimed to be "The Virginia Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes or Others Unlawfully Held in Bondage, and Other Humane Purposes." The newspaper also contains an article relating an incident in Nottoway County, providing information on suspicious claims of ownership of a slave, and an advertisement of a sale of estate slaves from Dinwiddie County.

Includes a notice of Nathan Fletcher as executor of the estate of James Nicholson of Nottoway County, Va., concerning slave Charles and attempts by representatives of Mrs. Susanna Denby of Norfolk, Va., to claim the slave.