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At a court held for Madison County at the courthouse on Thursday the 16th day of December one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, for the trial of [Chany?] a negro woman slave, the property of Henry Barnes of the said county of Madison, charged with felony. The prisoner [illegible] being again led to the bar of this court, and being [arranged?] of having on the fifth day of November last [illegible], and likewise on [illegible] other days and times before that day at the county [aforesaid?], and within the jurisdiction of this court, not having the fear of God before her eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigations of the Devil, and feloniously conspiring and attempting to murder Eliza Barnes wife of Henry Barnes of this county by poison, pleaded not guilty, William Smith was by the court [ofsigned?] as counsel for the prisoner - whereupon [sundog?] witnesses were sworn and examined as well on behalf of the commonwealth as the prisoner at the bar, and the arguments of counsel fully heard, the court are unanimously of opinion that the said prisoner is guilty of the offence of which she stands charged. Therefore it is considered by the court that the said [Chany?] for the offence aforesaid, on Friday the 21st day of January [next?] between the hours of ten o clock in the [illegible] and three o clock in the afternon be hanged by the neck until she be dead; and that the sheriff of the county cause execution of this judgment to be done on the day aforesaid at the place of execution. And it is ordered to be certified to the auditor of [frublick?] accounts that the value of the said slave is settled at the sum of four hundred dollars. [Copy?] [Test?] Benjamin [bave?] [illegible]