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[Oct. 25, 1821]

State of North Carolina

Bladen County


Received of John Owen Esq. Two hundred dollars in full for a negro man slave age about forty years named Sam. which said slave Sam for in consideration of the sum as before witnessed. I the said James P. McRee do by _____ hereof sale convey & deliver unto John Owen and father I do hereby for myself my heirs & assigns warrant & forever defend the said slave Sam to the said John Owen his heirs ______ ______ and assigns.

In witness whereof have hereunto let my heirs ________ this twenty fifth of October 1821


Signed Sealed Delivered James McRee {seal}

In presence of

J Bright

Th Brown x


Transcribed by: Sonya Brown
Source: John Owen Papers [UNC-CH Rare Manuscripts Dept.]


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