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The Plaintiffs' counsel moved the Court instruct the Jury 1. that if they are satisfied from the evidence that the female ancestor of the Plaintiffs under whom they claim freedom was imported into Virginia in the year 1784 by a citizen of Virginia, they should find a verdict for the Plaintiffs
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[2. was struck through]
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3d. That if they are satisfied that the female ancestor of the Plaintiffs under whom they claim freedom, was imported into Virginia in the 1784 by a citizen of New York removing to Virginia - They must find for the Plaintiffs unless the Defendants shew that the Oath prescribed in the Act passed in 1778 entitled "an act for preventing the further importation of slaves, was taken by the importer within the time limited in said act
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4t. That if the Jury believe from the Evidence - That the female ancestor of the Plaintiffs under whom they claim freedom was imported into the State of Virginia in the year 1784

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The Plaintiffs' counsel moved the Court instruct the Jury 1. that if they are satisfied from the evidence that the female ancestor of the Plaintiffs under whom they claim freedom was imported into Virginia in the year 1784 by a citizen of Virginia, they should find a verdict for the Plaintiffs [2. was struck through] 3d. That if they are satisfied that the female ancestor of the Plaintiffs under whom they claim freedom, was imported into Virginia in the 1784 by a citizen of New York removing to Virginia - They must find for the Plaintiffs unless the Defendants shew that the Oath prescribed in the Act passed in 1778 entitled "an act for preventing the further importation of slaves, was taken by the importer within the time limited in said act 4t. That if the Jury believe from the Evidence - That the female ancestor of the Plaintiffs under whom they claim freedom was imported into the State of Virginia in the year 1784