$400 Washington December 2nd 1840
Received of Joseph Bruin four hundred dollars, being in full for the purchase of [two] Negros Slaves named Richard and his child Jane
the right and title of said Slaves I warrant and defend against the claims of all persons whatsoever, and likewise warrant [them] sound and healthy, and slaves for life.
As witness, my hand and seal.
James ["illegible"] ["illegible"] Seal.