Deed for the sale of an enslaved man named Tom by Richard Coleman to John Page, 1783 August 9

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Deed for the sale of an enslaved man named Tom by Richard Coleman to John Page, 1783 August 9

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Know all Men by these Presents that I Richard
Coleman of Petsworth Parish in Gloster County have
bargained & sold, & by these Presents do bargain
& ^ sell to John Page of Rosewell a Negro Man Slave
named Tom for & in Consideration of the Sum of
one hundred Pounds to me in Hand paid the Receipt
^ whereof is hereby acknowledged, & I do also hereby warrant
& defend to the said Page the Title of the said Negro
Slave against the Claim of any Person forever
binding myself my Heirs Executors Administrators &c
thereto. given under my Hand this 9th. Day of August 1783
Test     Richard Coleman     Seal

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Colemans Deed

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Coleman, Richard, “Deed for the sale of an enslaved man named Tom by Richard Coleman to John Page, 1783 August 9,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed November 27, 2022, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/771.

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