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1 November 1813 - Isaac McNutt of Rapides Parish, State of Louisiana receives from James Stokes of Catahoula Parish, State of Louisiana two negroes, Hannah,about 15 years of age and James, her brother, aged about 8 or 9 years. In return, Stokes gives McNutt a certain tract of land situated in Catahoula Parish, containing 640 English acres. Located about 1 1/4 mile from the present seat of Justice (Harrisonburg, La.). A more particular description may be had by the land bearing certificate numbered 744 issued by the Board of (Land) Commissioners of the Western Land District (of Louisiana, then theTerritory of Orleans). The parties agree, that should the title to the land fail, then McNutt should pay to Stokes, $800 with 6% interest, the estimated value of the negroes.
(signed) I. McNutt James Stokes
Witnesses (signed) Enoch M. Low, John Brown, Terry McCurkes (?)Recorded in Catahoula Parish, 7 March 1814

Slave Sale - used with permission from S.K. Martin-Quiatte   need new link
Recorded November 20, 1835
E. Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
An Act of Sale recorded on 20 November 1835 (Nancy Humble) transferred, sold and delivered all of her right, title,
and interest in the negro man named London for $1200.00 cash,
This act of sale was signed by Isham Humble acting as the Agent and Attorney in Fact of Nancy Humble, a resident of Catahoula Parish.
Conveyance Book "E" page 205 East Feliciana).

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