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Thomas Brown




John Owen

Bill of Sale,


Feb Term 18th


This Bill of Sale was acknowledged in open Court & ordained to be registered


Recorded in the Registers Office of Bladen County in Book __Page 306) April 12th 1809

P. Lewis Reg

Feb 2, 1819


State of No Carolina

Bladen County



Know all Men by their presents that I Thomas Brown of the County and State aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred dollars current money to me in hand paid by John Owen of the County and state aforesaid the ________whereof is hereby acknowledgeable, Have granted bargained and sold and by then presents do grant, bargain and sell to the said John Owen his heirs and assigns forever a certain negro girl named Chloe to have and to hold to the said John Owen the said bargained promise to him his heirs and assigns forever.

And the said Thomas Brown for himself his heirs.

Executor & Administrator, the said bargained promises to the said John Owen his heirs and assigns forever, will warrant and forever defend.

Witness my hand & seal this second day of February 1819.


+ Th. Brown {Seal}


Transcribed: Sonya Brown
Date Transcribed: February 12, 2000

Source: John Owen Papers [UNC-CH Rare Manuscripts Dept.]


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Brown and Mear(e)s of Bladen and Columbus County