Wake County, North Carolina
Deed Book 8, Pg 240
30 Jun 1802
John Reeves for a negro boy named Tom.
Westwood A. Jones }
John Reeves } Know all men by these presents that I Westwood A. Jones for and in consideration of the sum of one Hundred and forty pounds to me in hand paid by John Reeves the Receipt whereof I do acknowledge as fully Satisfyed have bargained & Sold unto John Reeves a negro boy named Tom the said negro Tom unto said John Reeves his Heirs etc I do for myself Heirs etc. warrant and Defend unto the saidJohn Reeves the Said negro Tom against and from the Right title Claim or Demand of all person or persons forever, In witness whereof I set my hand and Seal this 30 June 1802.
Test Woodward Jones (Seal)
Tignall Jones -
Wake County - August Sessions 1802
The within Bill of Sale was in open Court duly proved by the oath of Tigll Jones a witness thereto and ordered to be Registered -
Registered in the Registers Office of Wake County in Book R and page 240 the 22nd day of March 1803.
Willis Hinton Regr
Examined Thos Lane -