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Grills, Charles T.: Petition, Pulaski County

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Virginia, Pulaski County, to wit: We, the undersigned, Justices of the Peace in and for said County, and members of the Court of Oyer and Terminer, by which Willis, a negro Slave, the property of Charles T. Grills, was condemned, on the 1st day of March last, do hereby certify, that the sum then ascertained and fixed upon by said court, as the value of said slave, was in our opinions, a fair valuation of said Slave under all the circumstances. Given under our hands this 1st day of November 1844[.] Samuel Coffee J. P. Randolph Fugate J. P. John Hoge J. P. Joseph Cloyd J. P. Hy [Henry] Wysor J. P.

Virginia. Pulaski County, to wit: This day, Samuel Cary, deputy for John G. Cecil Sheriff of Pulaski County, personally appeared before the subscriber a Justice of the Peace in and for said County, and made oath in due form of law, that on the 12th day of April the execution of the sentence of the Court of Oyer and Terminer, condemning Willis, a negro slave, the property of Charles T. Grills, to death. Given under my hand this 5 day of November 1844[.] David G Stephenson J. P.