Declaration of Margaret Rutledge's Ownership of Cromwell, Mingo, Beck, Vigo, and Billey, August 20, 1785
Margaret Rutledge, the widow of Thomas Rutledge (c1741-1783), declared ownership of the following enslaved people: 2 young male negro slaves named Cromwell and Mingo, a female named Beck and her 2 male children Vigo and Billey," despite that they were "taken and carried away" by the British. It was signed by Andrew Aggnew and Margaret Rutledge.
Margaret Rutledge (c1741-1830)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Rutledge, Margaret. Declaration of Margaret Rutledge's Ownership of Cromwell, Mingo, Beck, Vigo, and Billey, August 20, 1785. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/20
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