Bill of Sale for Negro in Washington County, Texas

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Title

Bill of Sale for Negro in Washington County, Texas

Subject

Bill of Sale for Negro in Washington County, Texas May 1853

Description

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.

Creator

Col. Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson

Source

Robertson Colony Papers
University of Texas at Arlington, Special Collections

Publisher

Robertson Colony Papers
University of Texas at Arlington, Special Collections

Date

May 31, 1853

Contributor

Shewanda Riley

Rights

University of Texas at Arlington, Special Collections

Relation

Letters of Col. Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson,
Robertson Colony Papers

Format

JPEG Image

Language

English

Identifier

AR 342-60-81

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Letter

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October 12, 2013
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Col. Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson, “Bill of Sale for Negro in Washington County, Texas,” Early Transatlantic Writing Project, accessed November 21, 2017, http://transatlanticwriting.com/items/show/24.
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