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Daniel, George; Smith, Maurice; & Montague, Philip: Petition, Middlesex County

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Daniel & others Petition May 20. 1780. referred to Trade. Middlesex May 21st 1780 - Reasonable Slaves to be returned at the public expense - & a yearly hire of £12 - allowed - agreeable to a Resolution of Assembly passed Jan 16th 1776 May 25th 1780. Recommitted May 26th 1780. The Petitioners allowed £350. for the hire of each of the Slaves Mountague