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Know all men by these presents that I Larkin Powers of the County of Rockbridge and the State of Virginia have .?. by these presents do sell unto Thomas Johnston of the county and state aforesaid a negro woman named Hannah for the consideration of one sorrel horse of the value of fifty dollars and in cash fifteen dollars the act of which I ackowledge and I do warrant and defend the health and title of said negro against the claims or clauses of all persons in writing whereof I have herewith Let my hand and seal this 2nd day of February 1830
Larkin Powers (seal)
Test ? B. Surrett
African American Studies | United States History
Powers, Larkin, "Manuscript slave deed, dated February 2, 1830, Rockbridge County, Virginia, from Larkin Powers to Thomas Johnston." (1830). Documents Related to Slavery. 6.
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