|Title||Deposition of William Cooper and Anne Cooper describing a fugitive slave of Mary Wills|
|Credit line||Courtesy of Dr. Jean Marshall von Schilling and Martha Booker, in memory of Hunter Russell Booker & Martha Chisman Booker.|
|Description/Scope & Content||Draft of deposition given by William Cooper (Anne Cooper also written above), June 23, 1814, attesting that Cooper "did see on Board of his Britanic Ship called the Plantagenet Capt. Loyd, laying in side of Cape Henry on the sixth day of August 1813. a young negro girl named Hannah belonging to Mary Wills and I do think she was worth three Hundred Dollars".|
|Extent of Description||1 leaf|
|Related units of description||See National Archives: Record Group 76 (Records of Boundary and Claims Commissions and Arbitrations, 1716-1994), PI 177 190 / NAID 1174160. This deposition relates to testimony found in claims file 125.|
War of 1812
|Place Names||Area--Virginia Beach|
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