Friday Flashback – April 10, 2015 – part 2 Green Mountain 42 Bill of Sale


Happy Friday, part two! Here is a photo of the Bill of Sale for Green Mountain Morgan in 1865. We have “translated” the write-up for you:

Williamstown June 16, 1855
Know all men by these presents that I Silas Hale of South Royalston Massachusetts for and in consideration of the sum of two thousand dollars to me in hand paid by Milton Martin, David Gale, John Lynd, Lewis Gale and Joseph Crane of Williamstown and State of Vt at and before the insealing and delivery of those presents the receipt whereof is here by acknowledged have bargained sold and delivered and by these presents do bargain sell and deliver unto the said Martin, Gale, Lynd, Lewis, Gale & Crane one certain stallion horse known as the Green Mountain Morgan horse owned by me to have and to hold the said horse unto the said Martin, Gale, Lynd, Lewis Gale & Crane to their own proper use and benefit forever. Silas Hale