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$78 On demand the 25th day of December 1850 we promise and bind our selves our heirs &c to pay unto [illegible] Skidmore the just and full sum of Seventy eight dollars good and lawful money of Virginia it being for the hire of a negro man Wesley for the year 1850 he is to be treated with humanity and to be clothed as customary for hired Negros to have a pair of wareble [soul?] shoes hat and blanket and to be returned the 25th day of December 1850 given under our hands & seals this the 1 day of January 1850 Test [paper torn-signatures missing]