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The State against a Negroe man Torry the Property of John Davis Esq.

John, Sarris (1822-07-31)

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Source:South Carolina Department of Archives and A History Columbia, S.C.

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The State against a Negroe man
Torry the Property of John Davis Esq.
The Court meet and proceeded in the trial of the prisoner agreeable to the act of assembly in that case made and provided, and after examing the witnesses for and against the prisoners and having his defense the court found the Prisoner guilty of trying to raise an Insurrection and against [?] the lives of the whites in said district and was sentenced of death on him but before a warding and ordering the said sentence to be executed appraised and valued the said negroe man named Torry at four hundred and fifty Dollars by the court who toyed him.