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Boyd, F W Estate of : Public Claim

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Agreeable to the within Judgment of the court the within mentioned slave Dick was hanged by the neck until he was dead on the 7th March 1851. R. A. Puryear Depty for P. R. Burwell Shff. Copy Teste Richd. B. Baptist, Clk. The Auditor of Public accounts will please issue a warrant for Eight hundred & seventy dollars the valuation of the within named slave Dick condemned and executed as the property of the late Frs. W Boyd of the County of Mecklenburg to Edward R Chambers Esq, Wm. Townes Exor of Frs. W Boyd decd. 30th April 1851