A bill of sale for [a lass named Chloe]. Chloe was sold by Z.B. Oakes to Elias N. Ball on October 25, 1862 for thirteen hundred dollars. The bill of sale is [Printed and sold by Walker, Evans & Co., Charleston, S.C.] as stated in the top right corner. The document is comprised of printed sections with blanks left for handwritten responses. The document is signed on the bottom by a witness, [William Whaley] and by [Z.B. Oakes]. The back of the document has handwriting on one panel in the middle. Between two printed lines is, [Z. B. Oakes / to / Bill of Sale / of / Chloe / Elias N. Ball]. Underneath written in a different hand in darker ink states, [I transfer this Bill of / Sale to my wife Annie / R. Ball. / Elias N Ball / Witness / Augustin L. Taveau]. The document has four distinct horizontal crease lines showing it has been folded in fourths. It also has a few different central vertical crease lines showing it has been folded in half multiple times. The paper is torn on the right side and the bottom. There are multiple tears along the left upper edge of the document.