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Supreme Court Case between Frederick William Hecht and Phebe Moody, heard at Halifax 1799
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While the case file is incomplete, the Supreme Court did not agree that former slave holder Frederick William Hecht should recover damages from Phebe Moody, who employed "(his) certain Negro Woman named Rachel (alias Bross)"

Date: 1799 "Easter Term"

Reference: Nova Scotia Archives RG 39 "C" Halifax volume 81 number 16

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