This bill of sale details the sale of "a negro boy named Hall" from William Carden to Jerome B. Annis. The sale is handwritten on a torn piece of paper. The bottom edge of the page is jagged from tearing. The paper has a blueish tint, is lined and was previously folded six times. The folding left one crease across the page and five creases down the page. William Carden signed the bill of sale with [Wm Carden]. The back of the bill of sale has the words [Bill of Sale / for Hall] written in cursive and in ink. The date [Date 16th Jan / 1854] is written in pencil.