slave document 1767
A bill of sale for a slave dating from a time when human beings were bought and sold like livestock. This slave's name wasn't even recorded:
Novembr 4- 1767 Recd of Mr John Barnett fifty seven pound ten Shilling it being in full for a negro girl Sold him Recd. pr. me
                                                                                                   William Jones
John Stevens

Thomas Barnett lived on what is now Milan farm on Island Creek Neck.