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
Bill of Sale, October 30, 1843 This is the receipt from the purchase of Mary and Louisa by S.M. Hagerty from Seth Sheldon on October 30, 1843.
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