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Slave bills of sale

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Iveson L. Brookes papers

Identifier: MSS-0214
Abstract A large collection of letters to and from this Baptist clergyman, planter and southern sectionalist, including defenses of the South, Brookes's business transactions, and family matters.
Dates: 1811-1911; Majority of material found within 1825 - 1865

Carlet G. Richardson Receipt, 1841

 File — Box 4250.001, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a single receipt written by Carlet G. Richardson for a sum of $311.67 received from S. J. Tinker for the hire of enslaved persons, the sale of an enslaved individual, and other activities between 1839-1841.
Dates: 1841

Carriere and Borduzat conveyance

Identifier: MSS-0282
Overview Notarized document dated 22 April 1836, for sale of slaves in New Orleans by (Auguste) Carriere & (Daniel Gregoire) Borduzat to Prosper Foy.
Dates: 1836 April 22

Jackson Napoleon Chadwick Papers

Identifier: MSS-4168
Overview A bill of sale for five slaves, a soft leather wallet, and a letter regarding a pre-Civil War bond, belonging to Jackson Napoleon Chadwick and his heirs.
Dates: 1839-1907

Handwritten Sales Inventory of the Property of Thomas G. Danner

Identifier: W-0167
Overview Handwritten inventory of the estate of Thomas G, Danner, including clocks, side boards, beds, books, saddles, farm tools, and eighteen slaves
Dates: 1845 January 1

John Davis mortgage

Identifier: MSS-0406
Abstract A mortgage dated 20 June 1835 on slaves made out to Whitman Brane company in Montgomery County, Alabama.
Dates: 1835 June 20

William Gary receipt

Identifier: MSS-0563
Overview Receipt dated 28 January 1836 for a 19 year old slave, Bradley, bought by William Gary from Linoir Lassiter.
Dates: 1836 January 28

George W. Oliver Receipt

Identifier: MSS-1080
Abstract A receipt for slave named Anderson, aged about 8 years, sold to Jonathan Orr of Morgan County, Alabama.
Dates: 1833-01-12

Jacob Ramser Receipt, 1852 November 11

 File — Box 4250.001, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a bill of sale by Jacob Ramser, Barbour County, Alabama, acknowledging the payment by Alpheus Baker of $1,000 for William, an enslaved man of about twenty years old. Ramser warrants William to be of sound mind and body, "except that three of the toes of his right foot have been partially cut off."
Dates: 1852 November 11

Joshua Hill Foster Papers

Identifier: MSS-0535
Overview Papers of a University of Alabama graduate, Baptist minister, planter, teacher (University of Alabama, 1873-1892) and president of Alabama Central Female College, 1869-1873.
Dates: 1839 - 1904

Louisiana Boykin Receipt, 1863 October 6

 File — Box 4250.001, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a note from Louisiana A. Boykin, acknowledging the receipt of $1500 from Thomas Boykin in payment for an enslaved man named Buck, who was about twenty-three years old, "sound and healthy in Body & mind except Hernia." The transaction took place in Columbus, Georgia.
Dates: 1863 October 6

William A. Morris papers

Identifier: MSS-1021
Overview Eleven receipts for slave purchases, and genealogical material on the family of William Morris.
Dates: 1842-1860

William Garrard and Samuel N. Luckett Bill of Sale, 1806 June 2, 1807, 1813

 File — Box 4250.001, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a bill of sale indicating that William Garrard sold Samuel Luckett two enslaved women and an enslaved girl for the sum of $290: Judah, age twenty; Aggy, age nineteen; and Lourinna, age three. There are two addenda to the document, dated January 8, 1807 and February 1, 1813. The 1807 addendum is written from "Jefferson County."
Dates: 1806 June 2, 1807, 1813