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Slave Trade Pack. Document 3/5 transcript

Transcript for document 3/5

Messers

Since my last to you by ye Conveyance dated the 19th of Jan 1711/12 I
lay hold of the opportunity to send you 15 Slaves and pickinines - which I desire you
to dispose of for me to the best advantage you can and to make remittances by the way of England according to my directions I shall not further trouble you in this
but tell you I am
Yrs


Feb 1711/12

Your ver humble Servt



The Negroes Names are

Assa

Sasoo

Goodea

)

Robin

Nero

Joby

)

Roger

Long Nanby

Moll

)

Shedrick

Bellfast

Maria with a Pickinnine at Breast

)

Atta

Jubiter

Maria daughter of Maria

)

Bristo

Betty

)

I know of no fault in any of them they are all ready & fit for work except the
Pickininies Nero has lost his Ears but for what Misdemeanour I cannot learn He

is a good Slave for ought I know If you give me Encouragement by my next I shall
send you a larger number. I am as before

T[homas] H[otchkin]



Norton 2708


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