[Bill of Sale] 1813 Apr. 29, Campbell County, Tennessee [to] Lemuel P. Montgomery / Hugh Montgomery : a machine readable transcription of an image
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April 29, 1813
This document is a bill of sale dated April 29, 1813. The bill shows the sale of a negro boy, Ezekiel, to Lemuel P. Montgomery from Hugh Montgomery. The bill shows that Ezekiel is sold for $420.00.
Be it remembered that I Hugh Montgomery have this day bargained, sold and do by these presents bargain, sell, and convey to Lemuel P. Montgomery a negro boy named Ezekiel about thrirteen [thirteen] or fourteen years of age the same that Hugh Montgomery purchased in the State of North Carolina for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred and twenty dollars to me in hand paid the reciept [receipt] whereof is hereby acknowledged and I Hugh Montgomery do warrant and defend the title of said negro to the said Lemuel P. against the lawfull [lawful] claim or demand of any person whatever, & that said negro is sound and healthy
As witness my hand and seal this twenty ninth day of April 1813.[added: ]