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James Bullock, Estate of : Public Claim

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At a Court held at Campbell Court House the xxviii Day of April MDCCLxxxvi for the trial of Isham a Negro man slave the property of the estate of James Bullock Decd. on Suspicion of his having been guilty of aiding and abetting in the Murder of William Chiddick late of this county Present Charles Lynch, Adam Clement, Christopher Irvine Thomas Jones Junr & Charles Moile Talbot Gent. The prisoner being led to the Bar in Custody and charged with the murder afd. saith he is not guilty; Whereupon the Court proceeded to the Examination of Sundry Witnesses and the prisoner heard in his own defence On consideration whereof it is the opinion of the Court that the said Isham is guilty of the murder afd. Therefore it is commanded the Sheriff that on Saturday the xx of next month between the Hours of Ten O Clock in the forenoon & Two in the afternoon he carry him to the Gallows & hang him thereon by the neck until he be dead. Memo. The above Slave is valued to one hundred pounds Curr. money. Signed Chas. Lynch A copy Ro. Alexander CCCur