1728 August 8 (Thursday). I entered into Obligation to my Father for the Negro Barrow. My Father gave me 5£. I pay’d him 3£ and gave a promissory Bill to pay 66£, the whole making 74£ which was the price of him.
Reverend William Cooper (Harvard 1712) of the Brattle Street Church Sibley, V, 624-634.
Reverend Mather Byles of Hollis Street Church, Boston.