Receipt for the sale of a slave

Receipt for the Sale of the Slave, Samuel

      December 15, 1859
      Received of Joseph T Fincher fourteen hundred and fifty dollars for a negro boy by the name of Samuel about thirty years of age which boy I warrant to be sound in body and mind (so far as I know) and a slave for Life and also warrant the title of said boy against the claim of all persons whatever this the 15th day of December 1859
      Robert B. Gardner
Receipt for the sale of the slave Samuel to Joseph Travis Fincher, 1859

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