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McBride vs Morris [illegible] Statement of Garland Cahill

We the jury find that the negro London in the Declaration mentioned by [illegible] gift was given [torn paper] John Starke to whom he then belonged, to John M [paper torn} Gilbert in consideration of his said Jno W Gilbert having married Sally, the daughter of said [illegible] That shortly after said gift, which was made some time about 1773, the said Jno Wiatt Gilbert became possessed of said slave in consequence of said gift, & remained so possessed until his death, which happened 7 or 8 years after no claim having been in the meantime by said John Stark - Jno Wiatt Gilbert departed this life sometime in the year 1781 having made and published his last Will & Testament