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Minutes of a Court of Magistrates and Freeholders in New Hanover County
North Carolina. Magistrates and Freeholders Court
February 08, 1768
Volume 07, Pages 685-686

[From MS. Records in Office of the Secretary of State.]

At a Court of Magistrates and Freeholders held at the Court House in Wilmington on Monday February 8th 1768 on the Tryal of a Negro Man named Quamino belonging to the Estate of John DuBois Esqr Deceased, charged with robbing sundry Persons—

Present
Cornelius Harnett Esqr Justice
John Lyon Esqr Justice
Frederick Gregg Esqr Justice
John Burgwin Esqr Justice
and
William Campbell Esqr Justice
And John Walker Freeholder and Owner of Slaves
Anthony Ward Freeholder and Owner of Slaves
John Campbell Freeholder and Owner of Slaves
William Wilkinson Freeholder and Owner of Slaves

The Court upon Examination of the Evidences relating to several Robberies committed by Quamino have found him guilty of the several Crimes charg'd against him, and Sentenced him to be hang'd

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by the Neck until he is dead to morrow morning between the hours of ten & twelve o'Clock and his head to be affixed up upon the Point near Wilmington—

The Court valued the said Negro Quamino at eighty Pounds proclamation money proof having been made that he had his full allowance of Corn pd agreeable to Act of Assembly

CORNs HARNETT Chn