sledd debt bedford county virginia

Amy Assigns an 1807 Debt-Part I

On 25 February 1807 James Clagg made out a “bond” indicating that he owed John Sledd 8 pounds, 11 shillings, and 4 pence. The debt had been accruing interest since 1799. At the time Clagg lived in Bedford County, Virginia, and Sledd was a resident of Amherst County. William Tinsley witnessed the signature of Clagg. […]