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Catalog Number 2016.1.10
Title Deposition of William Cooper and Anne Cooper describing a fugitive slave of Rebecca and Thomas Wornum
Credit line Courtesy of Dr. Jean Marshall von Schilling and Martha Booker, in memory of Hunter Russell Booker & Martha Chisman Booker.
Collection Booker Collection
Object Type Manuscript
Date 1814-06-23
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 man Named Ned beloning to Rebecca and Thomas Wornum orphans of Samuel Wornum decd. and that I was well acquainted with him and do think He was worth four hundred and fifty 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 in claims files 126 and 132.
People Cooper, William
Cooper, Anne
Loyd, Capt.
Ned
Wornum, Rebecca
Wornum, Thomas
Wornum, Samuel
Topics War of 1812
Slavery/Slaves
Place Names Area--Virginia Beach
Media/Interactives
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