Know all men by these presents that I James Bosley of Davidson County and State of No. Carolina in Consideration of five hundred pounds to Me (?) Paid have (?) Bargained Sold and delivered unto my Son John Bosley Four Negroes Viz
... PETER, MAMBY and her Two children GRAN(?)BERRY and MAJIO(?) which Negroes ...
I warrant and Defend from the Just claim of his person or persons Whatsoever. <>Given under my hand and Seal Sept. 26, 1789. Which Bill of Sale is Above. Recited(?) has marked the Name Jas. Bosley ______ Seal Affixed, Also the names James Robertson, Robert Mitchel and James Hoggatt as Subscribing (?) thereto. And which Bill of Sale James Bosley afterwards acknowledged to ______ John Bosley in court and for the County of Davidson January 7, 1789
Test Andreen(?) Ewing
This slave Bill of Sale is a poor xerox copy. If you send an address I can mail you a copy of what I have along with the name and address of the lady who made the copy for me. I believe she may have a better copy.
Contributed by: Lynn Alan McGriff, MCGRILA@AOL.COM