To the evil example of all persons.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
State of North Carolina, Chowan County }
Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, August Term 1856
The jurors for the State in this oath present that Richard Wynns a free man of colour not a citizen of this State did on the first day of July 1856 migrate into the State to the Evil Example of all persons in the like case & contrary to the form of the Statute in such case made & provided Hines, Solicitor
Chowan County Records, North Carolina State Archives.