Ruby Girten





UNION CO.

(Ruby J. Girten)



A Bill of Sale:





This indenture, made and entered into this 5th day of June 1850, by and

between Joseph W. Cromwell and Martha Cromwell, his wife, of the first

part, and Wm. C. Hamner of the second part, all of the County of Union

and State of Kentucky, Witnesseth: That the said Joseph W. Cromwell and

Martha his wife, for, and in consideration of the sum of $550.00, in

hand paid, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, have given,

granted, bargained and sold and by these present to grant bargain, sell

and deliver unto the said Wm. C. Hamner a certain negro woman called

Milly, about 29 years old, and her child, called James, about 18 months

old which negroes together with their increase, and the said Joseph W.

Cromwell and Martha Cromwell for themselves, their heirs and assigns,

will, warrant, and defend unto the said Wm. C. Hamner, his heirs and

assigns forever, against the claims of themselves, their heirs, and

against the claims of all and every person or persons whatever. Said

Cromwell and wife further warrant said negro woman, Milly, to be sound

and healthy, and slaves for life. In testimony whereof, the said Joseph

W. Cromwell and Martha Cromwell, his wife, have hereunto set the hands

and affixed their seals, the day and date first written.



Joseph W. Cromwell

Martha L. Cromwell



(Recorded in Deed Book on Page 155 at Morganfield, Kentucky.)





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