Item #39850 RECD OF MR. FLIKEN AND A.M. CREAGH EXECUTOR OF THAT LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF MILTON FORD DECD ON ACCOUNT OF AND IN PART OF MY WARD MILTON L. FORD ONE OF THE SHARERS IN THE ESTATE OF SAID FORD A SERTIN NEGRO MAN JOHN VALUED BY THE DIRECTION OF THE WILL AT THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS THE SAID MILTON L. FORD BEING A MINOR I HAVE RECD THE ABOVE SUM AS HIS GUARDIAN JANUARY THE 7TH 1854 | M.R. FOSTER- GUARDIAN. Slave John.

RECD OF MR. FLIKEN AND A.M. CREAGH EXECUTOR OF THAT LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF MILTON FORD DECD ON ACCOUNT OF AND IN PART OF MY WARD MILTON L. FORD ONE OF THE SHARERS IN THE ESTATE OF SAID FORD A SERTIN NEGRO MAN JOHN VALUED BY THE DIRECTION OF THE WILL AT THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS THE SAID MILTON L. FORD BEING A MINOR I HAVE RECD THE ABOVE SUM AS HIS GUARDIAN JANUARY THE 7TH 1854 | M.R. FOSTER- GUARDIAN.

[Kentucky? 1854]. Neat ink manuscript on a single oblong leaf, 7-3/4" x 4-1/8." Very Good. Docketed on verso: "M.R. Foster | Receipt for John $300."

The place of execution of this document is not stated. The large Ford clan in Kentucky makes it a likely candidate. Item #39850

Price: $450.00

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