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Indian slaves in Virginia
When I first began my research of Virginia's court records, I assumed that the Indians which most colonists came into contact with were Tributary Indians. However, I found records of so many Indians living in English colonial households as slaves and servants that I made a separate file of them. These records indicate that it is more likely that that the Indians which most colonists came into contact with on a daily basis were actually slaves.
And I just came across this document in Princess Anne County whereby Richard Bell freed his Indian woman servant and her son: