Receipt from William Shackford to James Chesley for sale of Corradan (Corydon) (a slave), 19 July 1756
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This is a bill of sale for a sixteen-year-old slave named Corradan from William Shackford to James Chesley, 19 July 1756. On the verso is a receipt to Corydon who purchased his freedom for £75 from Otis Baker and Lydia Chesley, the administrators of the estate of James Chesley, 13 April 1778. The individual's name is spelled two different ways (Corradan/Corydon) within this document.