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District of Columbia County of Alexandria Personally appeared before me Jacob Hoffman, a Justice of the Peace for the County aforesaid Sarah Basford and made Oath that her removal into the District of Columbia was with no intent of [evading?] the Laws for [preventing?] the further Importation of Slaves - nor has the brought with [her?] any Slaves with an intention of Selling them nor have any of the Slaves [which?] the has brought with [her?] been Imported from Africa, or any of the West India Islands In Testimony Whereof I [hence?] [illegible] my hand and [illegible] this 19th day of January 1820 Jacob Hoffman