Source: TSL&A Microfilm, Will Book 1
Received of Isaac Bledsoe one hundred pound Virginia currency in full payment for one negro
boy named Tom about sixteen years of age, which boy I promise to warrant and forever defend
against the lawful claim or claims of any person or persons whatever. Given under my hand and
seal this twenty ninth day of September one thousand seven hundred and ninety.
Thankful I.(?) Hall (seal)
Admr of Wm. Hall
Signed and Sealed and delivered in presence of