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Ross, Francis : Public Claim

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At a Court held for Middlesex County for the trial of Willis a negroe man slave belonging to Francis Ross for felony on the 11th day of October 1786 Present Maurice Smith James Ross and Overton Cosby Thomas Roane Gent The said Willis being condemned this Court valued the said Willis to Fifteen Pounds Copy Test Will Churchill Clk Thereby certify that the above negro Willis was Executed agreeable to Judgment of Court Thos. Healy D. Shr. Middlesex