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John [illegible] Ford do swear, that my removal to the State of Virginia was with no intention to evade the [act?] for [illegible] the farther Importation of slaves within this Commonwealth nor have I brought with me, or will cause to be brought, any Slaves with an Intent of selling them, nor have any of the Slaves now in my Possession been imported from Africa or any of the West India Islands [since?] the [first?] day of November 1770. so help me God. Sworn to this 14th Day of January 1792 before [Jesse?] Taylor