Ben v. Sabret Scott. Certificate of Sabret Scott


District of Columbia: County of Washington to wit

On this 16th day of June in the year Eighteen hundred and seven Sabret Scott a citizen of the United States, owner of a mullatto slave called Ben by his ow Oath before me the subscriber the Collector and naval officer of the port of George Town in the County of Washington and District of Columbia proved to my satisfaction that the said Negro Ben was a resident of the State of Virginia one of the United States, three whole years next preceding the time when the said Mullatto Ben was brought into the state of Maryland

John Barnes