Sunday, July 24, 2011

Certificate: Tebbs to Muschett

W. J. Tebbs to Charles M. Muschett Certificate
Prince William County Deed Book 1, pg. 78

I hereby certify that Charles M. Muschett this day made oath before me that his removal to the State of Virginia was with no intention to evade the act preventing the further importation of slaves within the Commonwealth nor has he brought with him or will cause to be brought any slave with an intent of selling them and that none of the slaves now in his possession to wit Mary, Charles & Anna have been imported from Africa or any of the West India Islands since the 1st day of November 1778. Given under my hand this 15th day of April 1800.

W. J. Tebbs

At a Court contd. And held for Prince Wm. County the 3d day of June 1800. This certificate of slaves imported from W. J. Tebbs to Chs. M. Muschett was presented to the Court and ordered to be recorded.

Teste. John Williams

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