Ben v. Sabret Scott. Certificate of Sabret Scott


District & Port of George Town Maryd. 22d. December 1795

I hereby certify that Sabritt Scott came before me James M Lingan, Collector and Naval Officer for the Port aforesaid, and made oath that in the spring of 1794 he arrived within this state from the state of Virginia with a bonafide intention of settling therein. That some time thereafter in the same year he brought from the said state of Virginia a Negro Girl slave named Winn aged about sixteen years. That the said slave did before belong to him, and had been an inhabitant of some one of the United States for three whole years next proceeding such importation and the residence of such slave in same one of the United States for three years as aforesaid, antecedent to her coming into the state.

Given under my hand the date above written.
Ja M Lingan Collr. & Naval Officer.

Port of George Town 22 Decr. 1795. I hereby Certify that during the last & present year Sabritt Scott applied to this office for a Certificate of the above nature which he could not then obtain Mr. Lingan being absent.

W. Smith Dy. Collr. for the Port of Geo. Town aforesaid


Sabrett Scott Certificate of a Negro slave imported into this state. Recd. the 13th. July 1796. to be recorded and same day was recorded in Liber G folio 252 & 253. One of the land records for Montgomery County and examined [illegible] Upton Beall Clk

Copy Test.
Wm. Brent cl.


Sabrett Scott.

Copy Original
deld.[?] F. S. Key Esq.

Ex by Ch. Glove[?]