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Essex County to wit
I Thomas Wright Jr. being a Justice of the peace for the aforesaid County, do hereby certify that Robert H. Callip, of the County aforesaid, hath this day made oath before me, that Moses, a negro slave, whom he hath now brought before me, is a runaway, that he has just grounds to believe the said slave is the property of Edward Rouzee of the County of Essex, that he was taken upon the 1st day of the present month in the County of Essex, at or near the house of the said Robert Callip, and the distance in my opinion, between the said place, where the said slave was apprehended, and the plantation or Quarters of the said Edward Rouzee is two and an half miles - Given under my hand this 2nd day of April 1830.

S Tho:Wright Jr. JS

Fee for taking up $5.00
Mileage 2 1/2 m: @ 10: - 25
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