Testimony of Anna Bill (manuscript copy) about the sale of two slaves, October 1761
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This is the sworn testimony of Anna Bill regarding the sale of Captain John Sale's "right and title" to two slave boys, to Nathaniel Brown, October 1761. This document is "a true copy," or an official copy of the original. The following year, Captain Sale sold two free African Americans as slaves to John Oliver, who sued him for recompense, but lost the case.