We the subscribers in pursuance of the power in us vested by the Orphans Court of Cecil County to value and allot the negros belonging to the estate of William Boulden deceased amongst the heirs of the said dec'd. And after qualifying according to Law do hereby certify that we have Estimated the values of said negros and allotted the same among the heirs of the said deceased in the following manner. Which is to say To Richard Boulden we allot one negro boy named Henry valued at $ 275.00. To Samuel R. Hogg and Rachel his wife one of the heirs of said deceased we allot one negro boy named Lawry valued at $ 275.00. To George Boulden we allot one negro boy named March valued at $225.00. And to Elizer Boulden we allot one negro girl named Ann valued at $ 150.00. We also have considered the other duties enjoined by the said appointment which is to estimate and value the hire of said negros from 1826 up to 1832 and after deducting clothing and board of the younger negros we think that $60.00 is an ample compensation for the hire of said negros for the time before stated. In witness whereof we have annexed our said appointments and the oath by us taken this 9th day of February 1835.
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