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Title:[Bill of Sale] 1830 Aug. 31, [to] James Goodner / Jacob Fite : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Fite, Jacob

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Date: August 31, 1830
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a receipt dated August 31, 1830 by Jacob Fite. He is the executor of Abner Avant's will. The receipt is for a slave and her child belonging to Avant that Fite has sold to James Goodner.
Collection:Slavery - Bills of Sale

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August 31st 1830

Whereas by the last will of abner avant Deceased he having Left me as Executor of said will and Being Possest [Possessed] of a Negro Woman Named Dice who after the Death of Said avant Bore five children up to the time Stipulated in Said will for the Sale of Said Negroes Where upon I as Executor aforesaid haith [hath] this Day By publick [public] Sale Sold Said Negro Dice aged about 25 years old her female child Aggy 9 Months old to James goodner for the Sum of fore [four] hundred and three Dollars the Recpt [Receipt] Whereof I Do hereby acnowledge [acknowlege] as witness my hand and Seal Date Above

Jacob Fite
[added: Executor of said Estate[added: ast [assistant]
J. C. Doss ]]

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J [Jacob] Fite Executor
Bill of Sale for
two negros to
Jas [James] Goodner

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