War Between the States

"sold all my wright, title & interest to land and negroes"

7 1/2 x 9 3/4, 1 1/2 pages, in ink.

Know all men by these presents that I Russell Evans have this day sold R.E. Dunlap all my wright, title & interest to land and negroes, farming utensils, stock and everything pertaining, in Prairie County, Arkansas, bought from & given to us jointly by T.P. Evans in the year 1856, whose joint bond we hold for title to land & negroes upon the payment of the purchase money, this instrument is to show that said R.E. Dunlap has purchased Russell Evans entire interest in land, negroes, stock & every kind of property belonging to said promisory including 80 acres of land...in consideration for above property is twenty one thousand five hundred dollars. The document continues by outlining a payment schedule. Signed and witnessed May 8, 1857. Light age toning and wear. Very fine.

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