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$400 ["illegible"] ["illegible"] ["illegible"] 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.