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Title:[Bill of Sale] 1830 Oct. 20 Thomas Jones [to] William B. Lenoir : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Jones, Thomas

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Date: October 20, 1830
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a bill of sale dated October 20, 1830 signed by Thomas Jones to William B. Lenoir for a twelve-year old slave boy. The amount of the sale is four-hundred dollars. William Lenoir was a Revolutionary War general and famous North Carolina politician of Fort Defiance, in Caldwell County. Lenoir later moved to Roane county, Tennessee.
Collection:Lenoir Family Papers
Document: sc146

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For and in consideration of the sum of four hundred dollars to me in hand paid by William B. Lenoir I have and do hereby bargain and sell unto the said William B. Lenoir a negro boy slave about thirteen years old named Lawson, as a sound healthy sensible boy clear of any complaint or impediment whatever (except the big toe on his right foot on which there has lately been a whitloe or fellow and is not entirely well) and I do hereby warrant him as such and will defend the right of said boy unto the said William B. Lenoir his heirs and assigns free and clear from all incumbrances and claims whatever. Given under any hand and seal this 20th of October 1830.

Thomas X Jones[added: his mark]
[added: Test. Henry Lenoir & Brother Moody]

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[added: Thomas Jones to Wm B. Lenoir Bill sale Lawson]

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