Early Transatlantic Writing Project
Life in the Early Atlantic World
This letter describes the sale of a family of slaves by Maud C. Fentress. The letter includes the dollar amount paid for the slaves as well as the anticipated future value of the slaves.
bill of sale, Civil War, family, Negro, Slaves
This is a receipt from the purchase of slaves by Benjamin Hawkins from William Grieves on November 26, 1827.
Harrison County, Negro, Rebecca Hagerty, slave, Spire M. Hagerty, tallapoosa, The Refuge
This item details the sale of a male Negro to Elijah Sterling Clark Robertson in 1853. It includes a description of his age, his complexion and the amount that Robertson paid for him.
bill of sale, Negro, Pre-Civil War, Slavery, Texas, Washington County
Bill of Sale for 5 Slaves to Rebecca Hagerty This is a receipt for the purchase of five slaves by Rebecca Hagerty from John Alberty on March 30, 1859.
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