Division Two of the Slaves of John Atkinson of Sumter County, South Carolina (1833)
We Tho’s J. Polk, Isaac Lenoir, and James H. Sylvester being called on by James Atkinson, Exr. of the Est. of John Atkinson, deceased, to make a Division of the Negroes belonging to the said John Atkinson dec’d agreeable to a deed made by him in his life time have divided them and allotted them as follows, to wit:
To James Atkinson, Jun’r
To Henry Atkinson
To Sarah Atkinson
To Elizabeth Atkinson
We further allot that Elizabeth Atkinson pay to Sarah Atkinson the sum of Forty three dollars and 50/100 and that James Atkinson pay Sarah Atkinson the sum of Twelve Dollars and that James Atkins pay ot Henry Atkinson the sum of Thirty one dollars.
Signed: Tho. J. Polk, Isaac Lenoir, James H. Sylvester
Source: Sumter County, South Carolina Estate Records, Bundle 1 Number 1
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