For and in consideration of the sum of Fifteen
Hundred Dollars to me in hand paid I
have this day sold to Wm. Murrell three
Negroes. "To wit", one Negro man named
Anderson about 30 years of age, one boy
named Henry, 11 years of age & one woman
named Maloina about 15 years of age.
Which negroes I warrant to be sound
Given under my hand
this 20th day of September 1849
Murrell, Samuel. [Bill of sale for three slaves to William Murrell, September 20, 1849]. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36156/. Accessed October 2, 2014.