SLAVE HIRE AGREEMENT FROM GEORGE LEE TURBERVILLE TO JAMES DARNE AND RICHARD PRIGG: "ON THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND TWENTY TWO WE PROMISE TO PAY TO GEO. LEE TURBERVILLE HIS HEIRS OR ASSIGNS, THE JUST SUM OF SIXTY DOLLARS FOR THE HIRE OF NEGRO JOHN FOR THE YEAR 1821. ALSO TO GIVE SD NEGRO A SUIT OF SUMMER AND WINTER CLOTHEING, ONE HAT, A BLANKET AND A PR OF DOUBLE SOLE SHOES, AND TO PAY ALL TAXES LAWFULLY DEMANDED FOR SD NEGRO- AS WITNESS OUR HANDS AND SEALS THIS FIRST DAY OF JANUARY 1821. / [signed and sealed] JAS. DARNE, RICHD PRIGG/ WITNESS C. CALVERT STUART

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