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Deposition of John Cornuck and others regarding Pompey (a runaway slave), 7 October 1724

Deposition of John Cornuck and others regarding Pompey (a runaway slave), 7 October 1724

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  • This is the deposition (written testimony) of a number of seamen regarding a runaway slave named Pompey who concealed himself aboard their ship in Plymouth, bound for Porto in Portugal.  The deposition was given in Porto before the British consul, Robert Jackson, 7 October 1724.

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