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Sheppard, Pharoh (Pharaoh): Petition, Richmond City

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Know all men by these presents, that I George Norvell of the County of Albemarle, for and in consideration of the sum of Seventy pounds to me in hand paid, have this day sold unto Mosby Sheppard one negro boy named Pharoah, the title of which I will forever warrant and defend. Given under my hand this third day of September eighteen hundred and three. Georg Norvell Teste George Norvell Junr Pery Tracey