OVER 043 Special Session Jacob Tabor Oct 19 1807

Special Session Octr. 19th 1807

At a Special meeting of the Justices and O-
verseers of Poor held at Esqr Emotts office for
the purpose of examining into the circumstances
+ means of subsistence of sundry persons whose
situations render them subject to such investiga
-tion
Present
William Emott
Thomas Nelson
Peter R Maison

Jacob Tabor appeared agreeably to Summons – (see
his former Examination in Old Book Feb 19, 1806)
and says in addition thereto, that before he went
to live in Ben Murray’s house he lived in a
house of Records, which he took of Ebenezer Bab-
cock not long before Christmas 1805 in which
house he lived some time – that he had a brother
in law by the name of Absalom Titus a ^free black
man, in whose hands a bill of sale was lodged
which bill was afterwards left with Thomas
Casey who (the examinant says,) burnt the
said bill after the money was paid him for
Jacob’s freedom _ he lived in Ben Murrays
house till some time in April when he went
to live in Mrs Tappens house with Ompedo Freeman
formerly a slave of Mr. Vandeburgh where he  re-
mained six months at the rate of L10 a year . he
then went ^to a house of John Connar at $2 a month
for several months. The residence of the time till
the 11th of May last he was at David [Fantross’s]
at 12/pr Month and has since been in the house
of Joseph C Dean at the rate of L14 pr year_
that he has since the former examination got
another child named Maria about 4 months
old – See 17 Aug 1809
his Mark X Jacob Tabor

Ordered to remove by Saturday next, a week}

 

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