Document: Milburn, Benjamin, bill of sale for 3 slaves.
bill of sale for 3 slaves
|Scope & Content||Document: Benjamin Milburn, bill of sale for 3 slaves, January 1849|
State of Texas
County of Brazoria
Know all men by their presents That I Benjamin F. Milburn of the County of Brazoria and State of Texas for and in consideration of the sum of Seven hundred and Sixty three 16/100 dollars to me in hand paid by A Underwood, also of said state and county the receipt where of I do hereby acknowledge have bargained sold and delivered, and by these presents do bargain sell and deliver to the afore said A Underwood my negro woman Judy aged twenty three years and her two children Moria aged five years and Anica Elisabeth aged Six months all of which Negroes I warrant to be healthy and sound, both in body and mind, and of good habits and character in all respects, that said afore described negroes are my property by right of inheritance from my late fathers Estate and apoticured [?] to me as one of the co. heirs of said Estate, that I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said A. Underwood, And I by these presents bind myself my heirs administrators and assigns to the said A Underwood his heirs administrators and assigns forever to make good and valid, and to warrant and defend all the foregoing promises.
In witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and Scrawl for Seal in presents of the subscribing witnesses this 11 th day of January A.D. 1849
IW Copes Ben F. Milburn Seal
|Collection||Catherine Munson Foster|
|Source||Catherine Munson Foster|
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|
|Number of images||1|