Certificate for the Execution of Nat Turner
I certify that I executed the within
named slave Nat according
to the sentence of the Court.
Edwd Butts dpty of
Clements Rochelle Shff.
From Henry Irving Tragle, The Southampton Slave Revolt of 1831: A Compilation of Source Material (Amherst, MA: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1971), p. 427.
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