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Title:[Legal] 1832 Dec. 1, Natcheze [sic], Mississippi, [to Sarah A. H. Allen] / John D. James: a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:James, John D.

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Date: December 1, 1832
Extent: 1 p
Summary:This is a legal document written and signed by John D. James verifying that he has sold a 16 year-old slave named Feilding Blackwell to Sarah A. H. Allen for eight hundred and fifty dollars. It is dated December 1, 1832.
Collection:Foster Family I-A-4
Box:Correspondence Allen Fogg

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[added: [Gift of Miss Emmaline Cockrill ]][added: Copy of a Copy]

Natcheze [Natchez] Mississippi December the 1 1832

Know all men by these presents that I John D James of this city have this [added: day] sold unto Mrs. Sarah A H Allen of the city of Lafayette & State of Louisann [Louisiana] a negrow [negro] Boy named Feilding Blackwell aged about 16 years. for the some [sum] & price of Eight Hundred & fifty Dollars to me in hand paid by young D Allen for his wife Sarah A.H. Allen & I for myself my Heirs & assigns will forever warant [warrant] the title to said Boy Fielding Blackwell against the claim of all persons whatsoever & free from the vices & malidies [maladies] prescribed by law

[added: Test [Testimony]]
Signd [signed] John D. James

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