Patsy Curd vs. William H. Barksdale
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Know all men by these present, that Thomas B
Dyer of the County and City of St LouisCity of St Louis have this day
for and in consideration of the Sum of Eleven
hundred dollars to me in hand paid sold to
WilliamWilliam HH Barksdale BarksdaleH Barksdale four negro slaves namely a woman
called PatsyPatsy believed to be thirty years old and
her three children the oldest being named NellyNelly
the next Jamima and the youngest RobertRobert all
of which I warrant to be sound in body and
mind and I hereby warrant them to be slaves
for life and guarantee the title to same against
all other claims or claimants what so ever in
testimony where of I have hereunto set my
hand and affixed my seal this 7th day of September 1847

T B Dyer

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