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Reuben Deaver - R Love Contract - NC 1848
Posted by: Robert Sloan (ID *****4470) Date: February 10, 2003 at 06:52:56
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I recently inherited the following document. I post it here
hoping that it will help someone doing family research.

James Robert Love is my ggggf.

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Know all men by these presents that I Reuben Deaver of the
County of Buncombe and State of North Carolina for and in
consideration of the sum of Two Thousand Dollars to me in
hand paid, by James R Love of the County of Haywood in the
State aforesaid, hath this day bargained, sold and delivered
to the said James R Love his heirs or agents The following
named negroe Slaves (towit) Tena a women aged about forty
three and her child Athaline aged about three years & her
son Charley about one year together with future increase,
also Elaina aged about twenty seven years & her three children
Harriett, Mary and an infant together with her future increase
- Also a woman named Celia - aged about twenty five years -
All of which I warrant to be sound in body and mind and Slaves
for life.

In Witness whereof, I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this
15th day of March 1848

Reuben Deaver

Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of J. B. Allison
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