To all People unto whom this --
Present Bill of Sale Shall come. William
Richardson of Lancaster within the County
of Worcester and Province of the Massachusetts
Bay in New England Yeoman Sendeth
Greeting Know ye That I the Said william
Richardson for and in Consideration of the Sum
of Ninety Pounds --
In good Public bills of Credit of the Province
aforesaid to me in hand at and before the --
Ensealing and Delivery of these Presents well
and truly Paid by James Dolbear of Boston
within the County of Suffolk and Province
aforesaid Brazier the Receipt whereof I
Do hereby Acknowledge Have Granted --
Bargained and Sold And by these Presents --
Do grant Bargain Sell and Confirm unto --
the Said James Dolbear My Negro man
named or Called Loran aged Twenty one
years or thereabouts To Have and to
Hold the Said negro man Loran unto the
Said James Dolbear his Executors adminrs.
and Assignes to his and their only Proper --
use benefit and behoof for ever. and I the
Said william Richardson for my Self my

Executors & Administrators Do hereby Covenant
and agree to and with the Said James --
Dolbear his Executors Administrators and
Assignes to Warrant and Defend --
the Said Negro man Loran unto the Said --
James Dolbear his Executors Administrators
and Assignes for Ever against the Lawful
Claims and Demands of all and Every --
Person and Persons whatsoever In Witness
whereof I have hereunto Sett my hand and
Seal the ninth Day of march Anno Domi
1732. and in the Fifth year of His --
majesty's Reign --
William Richardson

Signed Sealed & Delivd
in presence of. }

Ezekl. Goldthwait

Antho. Woulfe

Received on the Day of the Date hereof of
of the aforenamed James Dolbear ye Sum of Ninety pounds
being ye. Consideration money before Expressed --
P

William Richardson

£ 90 -- --

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[Endorsement]

Bill of Sale for
Negro Loran 1736
March 9th
from Willm. Richardson to
James Dolbeare for £ 90 --

30.7 cm x 18.9 cm

From the Dolbeare family papers