Williamson County Deed Book Q, page 489. Williamson County Archives, Franklin, Tennessee.
Robert Caruthers bill of sale for slave Daniel
executed by James J Sayers
registered 31st January 1842.
I James J. Sayers have this day bargained and sold and do hereby convey unto Robert Caruthers for four hundred and sixty dollars to me in hand paid a man slave named Daniel about twelve years of age I warrant the said slave to be sound, sensible, healthy and a slave for life, I also warrant the said slave to the said Robert Caruthers his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of all persons, witness my hand and seal this 28th day of January 1842.
Test James J Sayers (seal)
Jno B McEuen
Freman W Jordan
State of Tennessee )
Williamson County )
Personally appeared before me Samuel B McConnico Clerk of the County Court of Williamson County James J Sayers the foregoing bargainer with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing bill of sale for the purposes therein contained, witness my hand at office this 28th day of January Ad 1842.
Samuel B McConnico
This bill of sale was received for registration 28th January 3 H. 30 M. P. M. 1842.