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Receipt Given to the Captor of Nat Turner


Received Oct. 31 / 1831 from Benjamin Phipps,

Nat Turner, the leader in the late insur-

rection in Southampton County, and the

slave belonging to Putnam Moore an

infant living with Joseph Travis his

father in law, both of whom were

murdered, and the slave named in

the Governor’s proclamation.—


                                    Edwd. Butts deputy of

                                    Clements Rochelle sh[eri]ff

                                    of Southampton County


Novr. 15. 1831

                  Shall the above be paid?

                                             J. Floyd


To the Council of State



From Henry Irving Tragle, The Southampton Slave Revolt of 1831: A Compilation of Source Material (Amherst, MA: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1971), p. 425.


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