John & Benjamin Williams
Elmore Douglass
Sale of Slaves (Arthur & Ben) 1790

Transcribed for the Sumner Co. TNGenWeb page by Diane Payne
© 2007

Source: TSL&A Microfilm, Will Book 1

Received 13th July 1790 of Elmore Douglass two hundred pounds Virginia currency in full for two negro boys names Arthur and Benjamin Arthur fourteen years old - Ben twelve, which boys we John Williams and Benj Williams do warrant to be healthy and sound and sensible and do further warrant and forever defend the above described Negroes Boys from the lawful claim of any other person or persons whatever __ lawfully claiming the same, as witness our hands and seals this day and year above written.
John X Williams (seal)
his mark
Benj X. Williams (seal)
his mark
Witnesses: Edward Douglass
William Frazor
Sion Perry

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