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No. 116                                         State of Tennessee
John J. Maxwell, et al                   Rutherford County  Know all men by
For Bill of Sale                              these presents that we Rolly Morgan,
Daniel Graham                             James J. Maxwell and Azariah Kimbro
                                                     for and in consideration of the sum of
five hundred and thirty eight dollars to us in hand paid by Daniel Graham , have bargained, sold and deliveredunto the said Daniel Graham, two negro boys, slaves for life, to with, Creed a boy about eleven years of age at the price of three hundred and thirty eight dollars, and Henry Clay a boy three years of age at the price of two hundred dollars to which said several boys we do hereby warrant and will forever defend unto the said Daniel Graham, his heirs orassigns.  Given under our hands and seals this 14th day  of August, A.D. 1824.​


13 August about 11 years $338.00

Bought at same time with Moses

Balance of 1824 and 1825 with Moses doing very well 


1830              At Smith place with Read

1832              Called in with others to home place   Dec 22 married to Matilda

1833              At S. Chesfil, on turnpike good slave broker

1834              At S. Chesfil, on turnpike good slave broker

1835              At S. Chesfil, on turnpike good slave broker

1836              With John McIver – son Van Buren born

1837              About house and garden in Nashville

1838              Same as 1837

1839              March 31, a son born same as 1837  Norm

1840              Waiting about house and garden in Nashville

1841              A son born June 23 Edward

1842              To Arkansas in par of Feb nd March and in Decem again

1843              Attending about house and lot in Nashville

1844              January – a daughter Edy born

1845              Out at Richland and (unable to read) – gardener and market man

                      Vaccinated 30 December – took effect

1846              July 1, a son, Cred born – Gardner & market man

1847              And 1848 – Has charge of the garden and sale of butter and

                      vegetables during (cannot read) and at Washington and did it 


1849               May 10, a son Henry Clay born same as  (unable to read) 1845

1850               Steady gardened and market man

1851               Same as 1850

1852               Same as 1851

1853               Gardner and market man

1854               Same as 1853

1855               Same as 1854

1856                June 16 a daughter V

1867               Gardner and market man

1858               Same

1859               Same and growing fat

1860               Same

1861               Same as 1857 


Died in Nashville 1866

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