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Depp, Elmore : Public Claim

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At a Court of Quarterly Sessions held for the county of Powhatan, at the Courthouse thereof, on the 17th day of March in the year 1830, a negro man slave named Jim, the property of Ellmore Depp, of the county aforesaid, was tried for the crime of arson, in burning a Barn the property of Wm: A. Turpin, of this county, and was found guilty by the Court, and sentenced to be hanged on the 23rd day of April 1830, and was by the Court recommended to the Executive of the state as a proper object for transportation — The Court valued the said negro man Jim to be worth Four hundred Dollars, and ordered the same to be certified to the Auditor of public accounts. — Teste: Wm: S: Dance C. April 9th 1830. Executive Depp 22 June 1830 The above mentioned slave Jim has been reprieved by the Executive for sale and transportation Wm H Richards of CC

$ 400 June 22 1830 Received a warrant of four hundred dollars Ellmore Depp