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First Name: Mingo
Gender: Male
Owner's Name: Henry Miller
Reference Number: UNL00004692

Record Date:

05/09/1748

Record Type:

Commission

Record Call No.

Mss4 V819 a 7

Record Title

Commission, 1748, issued by Sir William Gooch (lieutenant governor of Virginia) to appoint justices of the peace of Norfolk County, Va., to try an African-American slave, Mingo, for breaking and entering.

Document Notes:

The commission was issued to William Crawford, Matthew Godfrey, John Hutchins, James Ivey, George Newton, Thomas Newton, William Portlock, Thomas Scott, Nathaniel Tatum, John Tripp, John Tucker, Robert Tucker, Solomon Wilson, Willis Wilson, and Thomas Wright as justices to try Mingo (an African-American slave belonging to the estate of Henry Miller) for breaking and entering the house of Thomas Cooper in Norfolk County, Va.

County:

Norfolk

State:

VA

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