State of North Carolina
N Carolina - came before me William
Norwood one of the Judges of the Superior Court of Law & Equity in
and for said State Enoch Daniel and acknowledged the due execution of
the within Bill of Sale.
Know all men by these presents that
Daniel, Constable have by virtue of my office sold as the property of
William Baldwin Jr and William Baldwin Senr at the courthouse in the
aforesaid county on the 2nd Monday in August 1829 three negroes Viz:
Rebecca and her two children Reuben and Frederick to satisfy sundry
executions in my hands Viz: four in favor of James Burney against the
said William Baldwin Senr and Armilan(?) Baldwin and one other in favor
of Ambrose Smith against the said William Baldwin, after having
advertised said negroes for sale agreeable to law, at which time and
place aforesaid Daniel Shipman of Bladen County being the last and
highest bidder became the purchaser of said negroes for the sum of four
hundred and twenty one dollars. And I the said Enoch Daniel constable
do by virtue of my office warrant and defend the said negroes free and
clear of all incumbrances so far as my office extends and no further.
Witness my hand and seal this 11th day of August AD 1829.
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence
Enoch Daniel Constable (seal)
Let it be registered April 7th 1830
(Deed book E, page 25)