Dover July ye 19th: 1756

Recieved from mr James Chesley Six
hundred pounds old Tenor in full for one
negro man Servant named Corradan aged
about Sixteen years Which negro I have
Sold to the Said Chesley the Day & year above
Written Witness my hand --

Wm. Shackford


Jer. Hanson

Ephm. Hanson

Dover April 13. 1778

Recieved of the within named Corydon the sum
of seventy five pounds Lawful money for wch
he is hereby discharged from the Service
of the Heirs of the within named James
Chesley & is now free

Otis Baker
one of the Administrators

Lydia [her mark appears ] Chesly Administratrix


Bill of Sail for
a Negro man

12.2 cm x 19.9 cm

From the Jeremy Belknap papers
Page 2 is a receipt of payment in exchange for freedom of Corydon signed by Otis Baker, "one of the administrators," 13 April 1778.