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Slave deed from Timothy [Terrell?], to William Harrison, Jr., Williamson County, Tennessee, 1844 January 18

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A slave bill of sale documenting the purchase of a "boy named Sephus aged about six years" by William Harrison, Jr., from Timothy [Terrell?] in Williamson County, Tennessee on Jan. 18, 1844. The warrant of title refers to the sum of two hundred and twenty-five dollars in the transaction. A later date of Sept. 5, 1844 is given as the date that Lemuel B. McConnico, clerk of the Williamson County Court witnessed the document. It also states it was registered in "note book no. 1, page 52" on Sept. 6, 1844 by J.R. Hunter. Forms part of the Harrison House Collection. 1 document : b & w ; 20 x 24 cm.
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