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Adie, Margaret: Petition, Prince William County

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I hereby certify that a Negro Man the property of the Estate of the late Benjm Adie, was in the Month of Decr 1816 committed by William Brent Esqr to the Jail of Stafford County on a charge of Felony, and that a short time previous to the Court at which he would have been tried he broke Jail and has not been heard of since. Given under my hand this 4th day of December 1817. Wm Bell DY for Nathl Fox S.S.C