From the Board of Trade, with Reply
[5 April 1780]
The following Slaves have been purchased for the use of the State agreeable to the Instructions given this Board by His Excellency in Council
|Gabriel||cost £6305.||Ned, cost||4210|
|Kitt (a Boy||3640.||Charles||3115|
|Of Mr. Bristow’s Estate.||Will, Sukey,|
|Of Harmer & King’s Estates.|
We beg the Hono. Board will direct us how the above Slaves are to be disposed of.
In Council April 7th. 1780.
The board of War being not likely to meet for some time it is thought best to continue these slaves with the board of Trade until the division may be taken up at Richmond.
Tr in Board of Trade Journal (Vi).