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 bill of sale of 9 slaves, including their age and gender. It takes place in the Hillaby Creek Nation, and the slaves are going from the ownership of William McIntosh to Louisa McIntosh. It is cosigned by Sarah Hawkins and Stephen Hawkins
bill of sale, names, Slaves, transfer ownserhip
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, November 18, 1837 This is a receipt for the purchase of Mary by S.M. Hagerty from W.J. Marton.
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