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Patsey Nowell
Bill of Sale to
Jesse Skeen

Source:  Loose Record #9275
Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes

© 2003

This is a portion of a lawsuit between Jesse Skeen and James Gamble.  For more information, write the Tennessee State Library and Archives for Loose Record #9275.

Know all men by these presents that I Patsey Nowell of the State of Tennessee and County of Sumner for and in consideration of the sum of Three hundred Dollars to me in hand paid have bargained sold and Delivered unto Jesse Skeen of Sumner County State of Tennessee all my Right and title to the following Negro slaves viz:  Jerry, Aggy, Cate, Caroline, Silvy and three children Same Antony and Rachel fillis jeney & one child Cate.  It being the remainder in the one equal part of said negroe slaes which I am intitled to at the Death of my mother by virtue of the last will and Testament of my father Edward Nowell deces'd also all the Right that I may have to a tract of land in Casewell County State of North Carolina named in said will also all the Rights & credits arising from or by virtue of said will.  In testimony whereof I have here unto set my hand and Seal this 30 day of November A. D. 1829.  Patsey (her mark) Nowell.  (Seal)

Jonathan Clampett
Kinion Skeen

State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court  Feby Term 1830
This Bill of Sale from Patsey Nowell to Jesse Skeen for all her right & titles to eleven negroes, Jerry, Aggy, Cate, Caroline, Silvy, Sam, Anthony, Rachel, Fillis, Jenny & child Cate was duly proven in open Court by the oath of Jonathan Clampett & Kinion Skeen subscribing witnesses thereto & ordered to be registered.
A. J.? Douglass Clerk of said county
State of Tennessee
Sumner County  I James Douglass Register of said County do certify that the written Bill of sale and probate is duly registered & examined at my office in Book 6 page 112 April 6th 1830.
James Douglass Register
By Y. N. Douglass D. R.

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