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Order of the Court of Oyer and Terminer of Accomack County, 1773 Aug. 30.

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At the court of Oyer and Terminer held in Accomack County on Tuesday the xxxi th day of August 1773. for the tryal of Abraham a negro man slave the property of Southy Meers on suspicion of felony. The said Negro being found guilty of the same was executed accordingly and by the court valued to eighty pounds cur. money of Virginia which is ordered to be certifyed to the next general assembly and is accordingly by. Chr: Holden Cty Cin dicd

Certificate of valuation of Meer’s negro Meer’s Abraham £80 Entd.