John Gibson to Stephen F Austin, 02-06-1828

Summary: Bill of sale for a slave.

Know all men by these presents that I John Gibson, agent and attorney for Madame Catherine de Vilemont of Point Chicot in the Territory of Arkansas in the United States of the north, for and in consideration of Three Hundred and fifty dollars the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have bargained Sold and conveyed to Stephen F. Austin his heirs and assigns a certain negro woman named Fatime of about 40 years, a Slave for life the possession whereof I, as agent aforesaid do guarantee to the Said Austin his heirs and assigns against the claim of any person or persons whatsoever— In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Sixth day of February 1828 at the Town of San Felipe de Austin, in the Colony of Austin and the State of Cuahuila and Texas.

John Gibson [Rubric] Attests

H. H. League [Rubric]

J. B. Austin [Rubric]

[Indorsed by Austin:] Bill of Sale from John Gibson for negro woman alias Mary,