Supporting Affidavit, Petition of Piety Reese: 

Howell Harris, Henry Moore, and Richard Moore

 

[?] Howell Harris & Henry Moore & Richd Moore do certify that on the 26th day of August 1831 we saw a negro boy the [?] property of Piety Reese shot. Known to be guilty of Insurrection – Given under our hands and [?] this 19th day of December –

                                                                        Howell Harris

                                                                        Henry Moore

                                                                        Richard Moore

 

[?] the subscribers do further certify & [?] said Negro to be worth Three Hundred & seventy five dollars. Given under our hands this 19th day of December 1831. –

                                                                        Howell Harris

                                                                        Henry Moore

                                                                        Richard Moore

 

Sworn and subscribed to before me Benj Griffin a Justice of the peace for the county of Southampton this 19th day of Decr 1831

                                                                        Benj Griffin JP