Squire Boone promissory note to Marsham Brashear, 1783 January 27.

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Title

Squire Boone promissory note to Marsham Brashear, 1783 January 27.

Subject

Asturgus, James.
Boone, Squire, 1744-1815.
Chapline, Abraham, 1754-1824.
Brashear, Marsham.
Slaves--Kentucky--Lincoln County.
Promissory notes--Kentucky--Lincoln County--18th century.

Description

Promissory note of Squire Boone, dated January 27, 1783 from Lincoln County, Virginia (now Kentucky), in which he promises to provide a "Likely Young Country Born Negro man" to Marsham Brashear or the "penal sum of Two hundred pounds Specie ..." Witnessed by Abraham Chapeline and James Asturgus.

Creator

Boone, Squire, 1744-1815.

Publisher

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Date

1783-01-27

Format

jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Text

Identifier

MS 2013.4

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Text

Know all men by these presents that I
Squire Boone of Lincoln County or my do
promise & oblige my self my heirs or
assigns to Deliver or cause to be Delivered
to Marsham Brashear his heirs or asseg
One Likely Young Country Born Negro
Between the man about the Age of Twenty
young Years of Age to have & to hold
the same & I the sd. Squire Boone do
bind my self my heirs & asseges for the
true performance of above bargain in
the penal sum of Two hundred pouns
Specie the Bargain to be compleated on or be
fore the first Day of Decemr. Next In wit
ness Where of I have hereunto Sett my
hand & Seal this 27. day, Januy 1783,



In presence of us
A. Chapline
Jas A Sturgus



Squire Boone

Original Format

Ink on paper.

Citation

Boone, Squire, 1744-1815., “Squire Boone promissory note to Marsham Brashear, 1783 January 27.,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed November 29, 2021, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/74.