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Object Name Contract
Catalog Number 1983.053c.0002
Title Document: Milburn, Benjamin, bill of sale for 3 slaves.
January 1849.
Search Terms Document:
Benjamin Milburn
bill of sale for 3 slaves
January 1849
Scope & Content Document: Benjamin Milburn, bill of sale for 3 slaves, January 1849
Subjects bill-of-sale
title transfer
transaction record
slavery
slaves
People Milburn, Benjamin
Date 1849
Notes 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
Attest
IW Copes Ben F. Milburn Seal
Wm Milburn
Collection Catherine Munson Foster
Accession number 1983.053c
Other number 1983-53-02
Source Catherine Munson Foster
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Catalog type Archive
Imagefile 002\1983.053c.0002.JPG
Number of images 1.0
Received date 10/31/83