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June 12, 1854 Bill of Sale of Slave Named Ann
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United States of America,
State of Louisiana.
Be it known, That on this Twelfth day of the month of in the yer of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four and of the Independence of the United States of America, the seventy-Eighth Before me, Hercules Hillman a NOTARY PUBLIC, duly commissioned and sworn for the Parish of CARROLL, State of Louisiana, and in the presence of the witnesses hereinafter named and undersigned, Personally Appeared
David L. Morgan & Christopher P. Winkler & Charles Newberger and the Said C. P. Winkler & C. Newberger, under the name & Style of C. P. Winkler & Co, did declare unto me that they have this day bargained, sold & delivered unto Mary Ann Morgan, to her, her heirs and assigns, a Slave named "Ann" aged about 20 years, a Slave for life, and warranted free from all the vices & maladies prescribed by And the present vendors will warrant & defend the title against all adverse claims of whatever nature or kind, unto Mary Ann Morgan.
The consideration for which This sale is made, in the sum of One Thousand Dollars as follows to wit, The said Mary Ann Morgan pays the sum of Three Hundred Dollars Cash down and transfers the certain note drawn by Susan Snow for Seven Hundred Dollars, as mentioned in a deed passed before me the said Notary on the 1st day of February 1854 and of record in the Recorder's office of this Parish in Notarial Book G folios 452, 453, & 454.