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A List of Bonds taken for the hire of Negroes Belonging ^to^ the Estate of M^r. Rich'd Rouzee dec^d for the year 1798 Taken by Mr. Evan Brown to Collect or Return Charles Clifton & Roger Abbutt Bond for ...£ 19..0..0 John F Slaughter & Co -... 18.. - Aron Lane & W^m A Lane -... 17. - Stephen Jones & Jn^o Jones - ...12 Stanton Slaughter Reuben P Mitchell -... 7 Phill £9 Beck £6 promp paym^t som Reduction ...15 Alek - ...12 - [[line]] 100 April 24^th 1798 Then Rec^d, of M^rs Apphia Rouzee the above List of Bonds to Collect or Return Nz there is to be some Reduction to be made in the hire of Tenor which is A of Evan Brown [[flourish]] witness Ralph Rouzee No the above is Enterd in the Ledger
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