"AGREEABLE TO AN ORDER OF THE COUNTY COURT OF BOURBON MADE AT THEIR OCTOBER TERM APPOINTING US THE UNDERSIGNED TO DIVIDE THE SLAVES BELONGING TO THE HEIRS OF WILLOUGHBY SANDFORD DECD. BEING FIRST DULY SWORN REPORT AS FOLLOWS (TO WIT). "WE FIRST APPRAISED SAID SLAVES (7 IN NUMBER) AT $2000.00 AND ALLOTED TO WYATT SANFORD JENNY A NEGROW WOMAN ABOUT 45 YEARS OLD AND THE CHILD JESSE AN IDIOTT APPRAISED AT $225 ALSO EDMON. ABOUT THREE YEARS OLD $175..."

Bourbon County KY: 1842. Single folio leaf, entirely in ink manuscript, 7-1/2" x 12-1/4." Old folds, docketed on verso: "Commissioners Report Dividing the Slaves of W. Sandford Heirs." Very Good.

"Judy a Negrow Girl 11 years old appraised to $375" was assigned to Agustus Sandford.
John, Reuben and Granville Sanford, "the three infant heirs," received "the residue of 5 slaves... Harriott a Negrow Girl about 16 years old appraised to $525; Jim a boy 9 years old appraised to $375; Isaac a boy 7 years old appraised to $325.
Each of the appraisers signs his name at the bottom [--- Linck, Thos. Woodford, L.M. Cogswell]. Thomas Smith, Clerk, by the deputy clerk R.J. Brown, approves their report. Item #38518

Price: $850.00