[Bill of sale for three slaves to William Murrell, September 20, 1849] Page: 1 of 1 (Transcription)

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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
& healthy.

Given under my hand
this 20th day of September 1849

Sml. Murrell

Witness
John Button

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Murrell, Samuel. [Bill of sale for three slaves to William Murrell, September 20, 1849], text, September 20, 1849; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36156/m1/1/transcription/: accessed September 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin.