For and in consideration of the sum of seven hundred and forty dollars in hand paid- We have bargained, sold & delivered [to] James M. Brabston, negroe slaves Warrick and Ester Duncan, his wife- he being the highest & best bidder thereof at public sale for cash, of the property of the late Alexdr. McNeill.
Given under our hands & seals the date above.
Signed by the administrators.
Written on the reverse: For value received I transfer, assign & deliver the within named slaves to Mrs. Ann Brabston. Witness my hand & seal this 29th day of December, 1843.