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Agreement: J. Patton Anderson and Cromwell Adair – Nov. 17, 1859

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Agreement: J. Patton Anderson and Cromwell Adair – Nov. 17, 1859
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Anderson, J. Patton
Baker, Christopher A.
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Civil War
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North America
North America -- United States of America -- Florida
North America -- United States of America -- Tennessee
North America -- United States of America

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Agreement made this 17th day of November 1859, between J. Patton Anderson of Florida,
acting in his behalf and as agent and attorney for his wife Etta A. Anderson of the one
part and Cromwell Adair of Union County of the other part witnesseth, That in
consideration of the sum of fifty dollars in cash, and a negro boy slave for live, named
William aged about six years valued at six hundred & fifty dollars this day delivered to
the said J. Patton Anderson as agent for, and in behalf of his wife Etta A. by Cromwell
Adair, the said Anderson as agent as aforesaid undertakes and agrees to procure from the
said Etta A. now in Florida, a good and sufficient deed in fee to said Cromwell Adair of
all her undivided one third interest in that tract of land in Union County, Ky., known as
the farm on which the late Dr. William H. Adair resided the whole tract containing one
hundred & thirty acres Said Anderson agreeing in his own behalf and in behalf of the
said Etta A. his wife to make out and transmit said deed in a reasonably short time after
his arrival in Florida, whither he is now on the eve of starting and the said Adair agreeing
to let the said Anderson take the said boy William with him.
Morganfield, Ky. Nov. 17th 1859
Signed in Duplicate
J. Patton Anderson
Etta A. Anderson
By J. Patton Anderson her agent & atty.
Cromwell Adair


Transcribed by Christopher A. Baker, University of Florida, 2008.




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Agreement made this 17th day of November 1859, between J. Patton Anderson of Florida, acting in his behalf and as agent and attorney for his wife Etta A. Anderson of the one part and Cromwell Adair of Union County of the other part wi tnesseth, That in consideration of the sum of fifty dollars in cash, and a negro boy slave for live, named William aged about six years valued at six hund red & fifty dollars this day delivered to the said J. Patton Anderson as agent for, and in behalf of his wife Etta A. by Cromwell Adair, the said Anderson as agent as aforesai d undertakes and agrees to procure from the said Etta A. now in Florida, a good and suffici ent deed in fee to said Cromwell Adair of all her undivided one third inte rest in that tract of land in Union County, Ky., known as the farm on which the late Dr. William H. Ad air resided the whole tract containing one hundred & thirty acres Said A nderson agreeing in his own behalf and in behalf of the said Etta A. his wife to make out and transm it said deed in a reas onably short time after his arrival in Florida, whither he is now on th e eve of starting and the said Adair agreeing to let the said Anderson take the said boy William with him. Morganfield, Ky. Nov. 17th 1859 Signed in Duplicate J. Patton Anderson Etta A. Anderson By J. Patton Anderson her agent & atty. Cromwell Adair Transcribed by Christopher A. Baker, University of Florida, 2008.