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Gloucester County Court May term 1829 The Commissioners appointed this day to value Henry a runaway slave committed to the Jail of this county returned a report of the valuation of said slave and the court being of opinion that the said runaway will not sell at public auction for a sum sufficient to pay the prison fees and other expenses after being confined in Jail twelve months, do fix the time of his imprisonment to be until the 6th day of June next and doth order that at the end thereof the said slave be sold by the sheriff at public auction after the time and place of sale having been advertised according to law. Copy Teste Arthur S. Davies CC I Mat W Kemp deputy for Henry S. Nuttall sheriff of Gloucester county do hereby certify that Henry a runaway slave confined in the Jail of the said county was sold on the 13th day of June 1829 under an order of the Court of the said county made at May Term 1829, and produced the sum of $50, which is not sufficient to pay the prison fees. they amounts to $68.76 Mat W. Kemp DS for H.S.Nuttall S.G.S. Copy Teste Arthur S. Davies C.G.C.