I Joseph S. Carson deputy for Jacob Heironimus Sheriff of Frederick County in the Commonwealth of Virginia do hereby certify that on Friday the 28 of December 1838 Benjamin Pullir a negro man salve the property of Benj. Lillard of Rappahannock County in the sate aforesaid; was executed pursuant to the sentence of death [paped?] upon him by a court of oyer and terminer of the County of Frederick held on the 19 November 1838. Given under my hand the 7 day of January 1839. J S Carson D for J Heironimus, Shff.