Know all men by these presents that I Curl Tucker of Elizabeth City County in the colony of Virginia for & in consideration of the sum of Three hundred pounds of Lawful money of the Colony aforesd. to me in hand paid by Edmund Day of Southampton County at & before the sealing & delivery of these presents wherewith I confess myself to be fully satisfied contented & paid have bargained & sold & by these presents do fully clearly & absolutely bargain & sell unto the said Edmund Day in plain & open market according to Law one Negro man named Joe, Lemon and old Negro, Nan A Girl one old wench named Judith one fellow named Caesar Santy a fellow, Lewis a boy Harry a lad Moll a wench Lucy a Girl Nancy a Girl Polly a Child Milly a Girl, Tener a wench Cheney a Girl Violet a wench Chelsey a boy Tom a Child To have & to hold the said above Bargained negroes to the said Edmund Day . . . provided always that if I the sd. Curle Tucker my heirs or assigns do well & truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Edmund Day . . . the full sum of Three hundred pounds lawful money aforesd. with Lawful Interest on or before the 25th day of Decr. 1775 for & in Redemption of the above mentioned premises without fraud or further delay then this present bill of sale to be void & of none Effect. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 13th day of September 1774. Signed by Curle Tucker and witnessed by Benjamin Newsum, Henry Gurley, and John Casey. At a Court held for the County of Southampton the 9 day of March 1775. This Bill of sale was acknowledged by Curle Tucker and Ordered to be recorded.
Deed Book 5, page 124, Southampton County, Virginia.