MG-275. MISCELLANEOUS MANUSCRIPTS OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA, 1771-1791 and undated.
Arranged chronologically, this collection was created by the State Archives from miscellaneous correspondence, extracts, receipts, petitions and certificates pertaining to the Revolutionary War era. Included among the manuscripts is a decree from the Admiralty Court of Pennsylvania between George Geddin of Pennsylvania and the sloop Sall concerning "Five Negroes," October, 16 1779. After being captured by the brigantine of war Holken the Admiralty Court decreed that the Sall was to free five Negroes from its cargo and surrender its tackle, furnishings, and cargo to the Holken.