AFTERWARDS IN THE
Term of May, 1786, ([Minutes,] p.128)
[Earlier document in this case: State v, Vanhorne, Manum.Cas.15]
This action having been brought by Agreement of Parties under the Direction of the Court, to try the Property of a certain Negro Prime, and a Verdict and Judgment having passed in favor of the Plaintiff, It is ordered by the Court, on the motion of Mr. Houston for the Plaintiff, that the said Negro Prime now in the Custody of the Sheriff of Hunterdon, agreeably to an Order of [page 16] this Court of May Term last, be delivered to the said Moore Furman, Esq. Agent of Forfeitures for the County of Hunterdon.*
* Note. The Legislature by an Act dated November 1786, declaring themselves "to be desirous of extending the Blessings of Liberty," generously manumitted Prime from Slavery. He had been elisted and served in the Army in the late War.