Boar's head

Bill of Sale from John Delabere
to Alexander Nesbit

22nd Day of July, 1728

Boar's head


SOUTH CAROLINA
          KNOW all men by these presents that I John Delabere of Granvile County in the Province aforesaid for and in Consideration of the Sum of Two hundred & Fifty pounds current money of the aforesaid Province to me in hand paid by Alex: Nesbit of Charles Town in the said Province Merchant whereof I hereby acknowledge the receipt & my self therewith fully satisfyed have bargained sold & delivers & by these presents in due form of Law do Bargain Sell & deliver unto the said Alexander Nisbett his Ex.rs Adm.rs and assignes one-sixth part of the good sloop commonly called or known by the name of the Good Success to have and to hold the said bargained premises unto the said Alex: Nisbett his Ex.rs Administrators & Assigns to the only proper use & behoofe of th said Alexander Nisbett his Ex.rs Adm.rs & Assignes for ever and I the said John Delabere for my self my Ex.rs and Adm.rs the said bargained premises unto the said Alex: Nisbet his Ex.rs Adm.rs & assignes against all persons shall & will Warrant & for ever defend by these presents IN WITNESS whereof I the said John Delabere have hereunto set my hand & seal this twenty second day of July and in the Second Year of the reigns of our sovereigns Lord George the Second by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France, & Ireland kind defender of the faith & Anno Dei 1728.

John Delabere

Sealed & delivered in the presence of Christopher Harman, Henry Gignillat.  Reced the Day & Year within written of the within named Alexander Nisbett the consideration money within mentioned I say rec:d pr me.

John Delabere

PERSONALLY Came & Appeared before me Alex: Parris Esq.r one of his Majesties Justices assigned to keep the peace in Berkley County.  Christopher Harman one of the subscribing Witnesses and made oat on the holy Evangelists that he did see John Delabere signe, seale, & deliver this writing as his act and deed and that Henry Gignillat was also present.

Sworne before me:  Alexand.r Parris
20th December 1728, Recorded Pr, Char:  Hart Secty

NOTE:  Charles Towne, SC Misc Records, Vol 76B p.483 - 1727-1729


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