Sentenced to the gallows for stealing a slave.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
At the late session of the Superior Court of Currituck County, N.C. a free negro man named Moses FULLER was sentenced to the gallows for seducing and stealing in conjunction with several other persons, a certain negro woman slave, contrary to a statute of the state of North Carolina, making the offense death without benefit of clergy. He is to be executed on the 29th ins.
Baltimore Patriot & Commercial Gazette, 20 November 1822.