[Guilford, NC: 1826]. Folio sheet, folded to  pp, each page 7-3/4" x 12-1/2." Entirely in ink manuscript, with columns listing purchaser, item purchased, and price. Toned, Very Good.
Captain Hugh Wiley purchased "Black boy Bob hired for 12 months to be delivered when called for by his owner Wm Carr to be paid in proportion to the time he serves." Pigs, tools [including dung fork and dung shovel], one tract of land for $285, and other farm and household items are listed.
Nathaniel Green Kerr's name is not listed in the document, but estate records-- including a facsimile copy of his will, which we include-- confirm his identity. Kerr [1741-1826] was a Revolutionary War veteran and great-grandfather of North Carolina representative Robert Walter Scott [1861-1929]. Captain Hugh Wiley [1796-1847] was involved in manufacture and trade according to the 1840 U.S. Federal Census. He may have served during the War of 1812 with Seventh Company, Seventh North Carolina Regiment, under Lt. Col. Commandant Jesse A. Pearson. [MUSTER ROLLS OF THE SOLDIERS OF THE WAR OF 1812. . . NORTH CAROLINA, IN 1812 AND 1814, Raleigh: 1851, p. 47; Ancestry website.]. Item #37581