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Bill of sale signed by Benjamin Dolbeare as administrator of the estate of Nathaniel Loring to Benjamin Williams regarding Boston (a slave), 1 June 1774

Bill of sale signed by Benjamin Dolbeare as administrator of the estate of Nathaniel Loring to Benjamin Williams regarding Boston (a slave), 1 June 1774

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    This is a bill of sale, 1 June 1774, for a slave named Boston Loring, sold by Benjamin Dolbeare of Boston to Benjamin Williams of Roxbury for £58.  Dolbeare was the administrator of the estate of Nathaniel Loring.  Although this is a bill of sale, it is endorsed as a "manumission," and it is unclear whether Boston Loring was freed as a result of the sale.