Know all men by These presents That
I Andrew Boyd of Worcester in the County
of Worcester yeoman in Consideration of
Forty pounds lawl money paid me
by John Chandler of Petersham in said
County Esq. which I hereby acknowledge
I have this day received of him Have
Bargained Sold conveyed & delivered
and do hereby bargain sell convey
and deliver to the said John Chandler
his Executors Administrators or assigns, A,
certain Negro Girl Named & called Dinah
about seventeen years old, for the said
John to have and hold in Servitude as his
Slave & Servant during her Natural Life
and hereby Warrant that he may so lawfully
hold her and that I have good right to
Sell her in manner aforesd. Witness my hand
& seal this 20th. day of February AD. 1769

Andrew Boyd

Sign'd Seal'd & Deliverd
in presence of us.

James Putnam

Nath Chandler

[Endorsement]

Andrew Boyd
Bill of Sale of Negro
Girl -- Dinah

19.6 cm x 16 cm

From Miscellaneous Bound Manuscripts