Wednesday, May 15, 2013

1804 - Joseph & Ann Braswell to William Wortham

Clark County} Know all men by these presents that we Joseph Braswell and Ann Braswell his wife of the County & State aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of  Eight hundred Dollars to us in hand well & truly to 245} To be paid at or before the sealing & Delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath bargained sold & Delivered and by these presents do bargain Sell and deliver unto William Wortham four Negroes viz pat about nineteen years of age and her two children one by the name of Fanny about Two years of age & the other by the name of Rachel about nine months old and a Yellow girl by the name of Charity about twelve of age with their Increase which said negroes we do hereby oblige ourselves our heirs Executors and Administrators jointly & severally to warrant and forever defend unto the said William Wortham his heirs and assigns ~ against the Claim or claims of all and Every person or persons whatsoever in witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and affixed our Seals this 10th Day of March in the year of our Lord 1804. 
Sealed and Delivered}    J. Braswell {Seal}
In the presence of us}   Ann her X mark Braswell {seal}
James Spullock
Benjamin Leggett. {246
Georgia }  Personally came before me
April 5th} James Spullock and made
Clark County} oath that he saw Joseph Braswell and
Ann his wife Sign Seal & Deliver unto
William Wortham the within bill of
sale and also saw the other witness
Benjamin Leggett Subscribe as a Witness
with him self ~  James Spullock
Sworn to before me}
this 10th of March 1804}
R M Calpin}  April 5th 1804

(Clarke County Georgia Deed Book A Page 244)

Contributed by Kay Braswell Dawson - Updated May 25 2013