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Griffin, Nathaniel : Public Claim

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Nansemond County In obedience to a warrant from Josiah Riddick Esqr. Gentn. Justice of the peace for said County I did cause a negro man Slave named Benn the property of Nathaniel Griffin, convicted of Felony, in the Court of the County aforesaid to be carried to the place of Execution near the Court House on Saturday the 9th Day of September 1786 between the Hours of ten and twelve in the forenoon of the same Day and there Hanged until he was dead Given under my hand this 6th Day December 1786 A Richardson late D Shf