|Date||1 Aug 1812|
|Text||William Boggs and Stephen Collins were appointed to divide the negroes belonging to the estate of Jesse Powell between the widow and legatee. Negro woman Sarah had ran away and carried with her a child named David, therefore said negroes left out of the division. Widow allotted Voilett, one a legacy to George W. Powell, the balance of four devised by will of the deceased to be divided equally among nine of the deceased's grandchildren and his sone George W. Powell: we could not divide them, the court must divide them.|
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