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W D N E S D :ii yy Septem
TA- P riKT 17 T? C C T n KT f C D 17 XT r?T7'",D fvi -inJ
D E Vf. llafeh Ex
iif or ivtjajj county - ana jirnea and flJCuWcr of Pork.
f;tn1'3 ftii'rfnnt Ooatr a Beiver Hat. a rai fi ot Leather H! f
. . n. ? -' t , w Br- olufh' Tackct a naifl of thre ad Stockmgs, a Kriirc, !-vk
a Duplin,-. v-F?i-v. tfeAw-f iHr-iit
AViiUajn-Minaalt and myTeirStoia iri
uel Parfons. thirty eight poimd f.Bacon; rand from,
orncll, wo parrels otCjorn : jmade kri teinpt
n's rstQie out verc preventea oy
fi-om S i in
t reak open -John Creei
.It" has been malicibufly reported, and linduftriufly fpread
about, t hat Felix Kenan Efa. high SHeriff of Duplin County
redeived a:Rribe from rhe, when; l.was laft in his Ciiflody, tc
fUyour my! Efcape.; : I now Declare before ;G OjD and the
thai; nei therhe : the
ever received a nv.
, W,D R L D, as I hope For Salvation,
faid Felix. Kenan, nor any other) Perfon,
Brbe or Reward from me for that Purpofe ; nor was. wc
ix Kenan privy to the means by which I made
SPENCE R-x D E W,
Spencer Dew! was Condemned laflJune, arid
the sd. of Auguft following;
hi tbt faid Sprncer Dew, at the Gallows its -pit fence
cf a large toncourfe of people. It is ptiblijbed at 'the -
reqzett of Mr. Kenan from the criminal now in bis
bands. : : . r . x ' - . .' ..." 'V
IT M about thirtv-ciht years of age, I was born in North -an
ton County'n this Province, of honeft Parents. . I
is ftril induced toStc.il Cattle and Horfcs by George Dukes
and Confluntine Newton, in wh;ch vc had great fuccefs. I
then joined in partnerfhip. with Horn and Michael-Roers
and we Stole fix Horfcs, and Pafied to the amount. ofxOhe
. Thou find Pounds' Counterfeit Money, bit the grcaleflspart
thereof was Virginia-Currency,' whicn-ihe faid Ifom aiui
I Michael made thcmfelves. . ; . :
In the Year, 1771, I joined in partncruSip with Ephraim
f arid ;;eore Lane; and George Lane and myfelf Stole two
1 Horfes and. a Mire, aad Ephrajm Lane bore our expences
hil!l w were in fearch of the faid Horfcs, ana he drew one
third of .the money we g-t for them. Then Ephraim Lane .
and myfelf Stole eigbt head of, fat Hos, and he, faid he had
. tken more before, and that they were the property of John
Turner; After this, Thomas Hunter and myfelf broke open
a Houfs of Jofeph Price. on Roainoak river, and took a fnall
Trunk with fo.me money in it,: and a large. (hot Gun.
In the Year 1772,1 joined .jwUh ,Wiliim and Pearfon
, Lane, and wc. Stole fix Horfcs ?.nd two Mares; we alfo unv
! latched the Door of Sarah Hunter, went into the Houfc,' and
lighted a candle, tcok a Key out, of a. Boy pocket, unlocked
j the Store door, and went in,, and took about Four Pounds
in Proclamition. Money; tand -about Fifty Pounds in.Goods.
' I was alfo "in partnerfhip with Thomas Ormond, and we St6ls
three Horft and a. Mare, and about feventeea or eighteen.
Po inds Virginia Money from .John Hill in Craven County,
in S; ith Carolina,. Then with Ludowick Outlaw we pafTcd
i t 1 T- ' 1 . - . f r 1 r i
, ao . tour iiunarea rounaS v.nu cr c rrpC.ami0n .cr. and prQ j.:. ArAbertv witV bavinb Mchi in
inn one UJpiam onnuon nuac inc uvea on motions urccn . r f - ' ' 4 irt -. iw,, .11 T
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A K E N up ty the qbfeii
J. county on the North-Eaft of OariFar river x
in J North.-Carolina, a ney-negro man; : calls jhimfel ;
Abrahain," he is about 5 feetjy inches higljl ; between;!;
25 and 30-years of age, with his, upperj teeth fil'd
had on a jncro-cloth jacketjand ti;ouferjipeaks ;buc:i
very little Engiifli. 1 The owner isilideHred Ito come '
in srtti!Vi.trnlin.T V nftrwars Ormond. Tofenh Clark' William"
!t Juhndon a rul myfelf, broke open the Store of.Thomas Collins
I on Hroad River, Sand .Stole. about One Hundred and Filti
Pinds Virginia Money, and Twenty Pair of Blankets. Then'
t with ' Drury Goodwin . and Samuel Ine, we paCfed about
: Three Hundred Pounds Counterfeit Gold Silver, and VirJ
ginia Money. -John Nicliolas Smith and myfelf Stole from
John MsInrofh,-aiHorfe ct a Mare, and about Forty Shillings'
Catti;, and from Wi Ilia in .White in South Carolina about!
Thirteen Pounds VirginiaMoney. About the. firfl of March
lad we were all apprehended in Hillfborough, and Samuel
Xns made his efcape; but having had. notice given us, we
hid out Counteifcit Money under the head, of a bed, and
When wc verc fearched, finding none about us, we were"
Difcharged. . . . . . . : . .
I was in combination with T s D v s, P-- t r in
N--b n, and received from, him Three Hundred Pounds
Proc; which I faw him make to lfs, and I was to give him
One. half of what 1 got for it : and in 1773,". he $ave m9
Eight Hundred i Po inds more of his own make on the fume
terms, which 1 left in the.polfcffion of William Marfault. I,
have fecn Ja s C --r receive from faid Dw- s o the. full,
amount of TwtiThoufand Po-arids Counterfcitto Pafs, and I
verily do believe that John & George Kennedy, are in Con- :
fedcracy With faid Davis j t ' : , l !. -
William Marfault and myfelf Stole from Jofeph Kolv
nine barrels of Pitch; threcbarrcls of Tar from" Mr. Cornell,,
and two barrels from Mrs. Smith. In January or February
77i Robert M'Lean and myfelf Stole from Mr. Cornell,
two barrels of Pork out of.a Boat th'at came down Ncufq
River, and attempted to Steal another, but were, difcovcredt
I knocked down a man, and we both made our efcape.. bout s
. a Month ago William Stringer , got from. J s Drv s One
Hundred and Fiftt Pounds Counterfeit to Pafs on the fame
terms that I had mine. ' "
bince I broke cadody after my Condemnation, I broke
open JTioxnas Sinlth's HQiife, ca Ncufs River in Dobbs Coua-
JUST Imported JnheiSh
London. j ,. j Er
VVi LARGE and compleat aflbrtrrient of European!; ;
L2l i and Eafi-Lndia gbocisi uitabie ffprvihe feaf6n
which will be fold on the! mod:-reafon able! terms bv -
Sutherland and Cruden. in . .Wilmington
.ruaen ana company aL!L.rois-ureek.
September 21. yTj j..
THE Partnerfhip of COBHAM and TUCIC.'
ER will be diflbl ved. the ( firft Day of Oaoher
nect. They requeft alj.perfbps who are indebted tci
them to .make Payment ; ,and l.thofe to1 whom the
Company . is ipejebted to fend in their Accpmpts im
mediately to, either of the Partnersl VThe preceedihy;
Requells they hope jwill be conjplied Vt ithii their af
lairs rendering a lettlcment ablolutely. necellary
1 oeptemucr 22.
N Y perfon ; having aj plantation - to dipofl
from ;oo to iooo acres of land Et for rice,: ia-
dico or wheat mav hear of a Durchafer bv fending! aC
particular delcriptionnd thejprkekhat l
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