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First Name: Luke
Gender: Male
Owner's Name: Mrs. Thruston
Reference Number: UNL00004715

Notes:


Record Date:

c. 02/09/1719

Record Type:

Commission

Record Call No.

Mss4 V819 a 8

Record Title

Commission, ca. 1719, issued by Alexander Spotswood (lieutenant governor of Virginia) to justices of the peace of Norfolk, Va., to try an African-American slave, Luke, for breaking and entering.

Document Notes:

The commission was issued to Walter Bailey, Samuel Boush (d. 1736), Samuel Boush (d. 1759), George Burgess, Richard Cheshire, William Crawford (i.e., Craford), George Newton, Lemuel Newton, Edward Thruston, Robert Tucker, and James Wilson as justices to try Luke (an African-American slave belonging to Mrs. [?] Thruston) for breaking and entering the storehouse of Samuel Smith in Norfolk County, Va.


City:

Norfolk

State:

VA

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