This document records a bond of $1,854.50 from Charles Crouch to Thomas Gadsden dated February 16, 1838 in Charleston, South Carolina. The document is a pre-printed form with handwritten text written in ink. On the reverse of the document is handwritten text in black and blue ink and graphite details the payment of the bond with a notation that a new bond for $1,718.08 was given on July 16, 1839.
A large, pre-printed bill of sale with handwritten text on both sides. It describes the mortgage of four enslaved persons by George Lynes. The enslaved persons are identified as “S Bella, L Sally, Ben, and L Anthony.” The document states that Lynes delivered the enslaved persons to the Master of Equity, James W. Gray, against the price of $660. It is dated March 6, 1844. It was sealed and delivered in the presence of Robert W. Roper and Stephen F. Clarke. The back is covered in various handwritings which records the witnessing of the mortgage and its entry into the record books in April 1844.