Charles v. Henry Nicholson. Affidavit of James Campbell


Alexandria County Sst

Personally appeared before me a Justice of Peace for said County. James Campbell who made Oath that Negro Charles now in Jail as Henry Nicholsons property was brought in Jail by a son of Col Lyles or some other person as the property of Col Lyles. That he was sold out of Jail to a man from Carolina, and carried away. some time after Charles came back again, and was a second time committed as a runaway, remained in Jail according to Law, and was hired out for his Fees, the Master came for him, and sold him to Henry Nicholson.

and further saith not

Jas Campbell

Sworn to this 27th Day of may 1805 before A Faw