Adams, KY, 1808

William Adams, Shelby County Deeds
Book I, P. 210, 1 Oct 1808

The Commonwealth of Kentucky, Shelby County Sct

Know all persons whom these presents may concern that I WILLIAM ADAMS of the County and Commonwealth aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS secured to be paid to me by HENRY DAVIDAGE of the County of Ohio and commonwealth aforesaid have bargained and sold to the said HENRY and by these presents, doth bargain, sell, assign, transfer and make over to him, his heirs and assigns forever a Negro girl named CATE, or KITTY aged a bouty twenty years and have this day delivered the said girl to be sound healthy and free from any disease and also that I said WILLIAM hath a good title to the said girl at this date in witness whereof I have unto signed and delivered


in the presence of witness
Isaac Watkins
John Newland

Rec'd fifty dollars of the three hundred this 1st day of October 1808

Issac Watkins
John Newland

Shelby County Sct, Clerks Office, October 1st 1808

The within bill of sale with the reciept of fifty dollars therein endorsed was this day acknowledged by the within named WILLIAM ADAMS to be his sct and deed for the purposes therein named where upon both were admitted to record and recorded accordingly

Atteste James Craig, esq

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