Charles L. Bankhead’s Receipt for Sale of Slaves to Edmund Bacon

This writing proves that I have sold & recieved payment for a a negro woman named Winny and her two children, and that I promise, and am bound to1 give a bill of sale for sd negro’s having reced payment—

as witness my hand &

Chas: L Bankhead
Test.
Thos Wells
Facsimile of MS published in Jefferson at Monticello: The Private Life of Thomas Jefferson (New York: Charles Scribner, 1862), 102; in Bankhead’s hand; signed by Bankhead and Wells.
1Manuscript: “to to.”
Author
Charles L. Bankhead
Recipient
Edmund Bacon
Date Range
Date
July 1, 1814
Collection
Repository
Pierson, Jefferson at Monticello