May 5, 1855 document recording transfer of ownership of Ann and her child Harmon

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Title

May 5, 1855 document recording transfer of ownership of Ann and her child Harmon

Subject

slavery

Description

This document records the transfer on May 5, 1855 of ownership of the slave Ann. Ann was sold to Mary Ann Morgan in 1854 and to Isabella Maas in 1855. The document details the amount paid for Ann and her child and also features a sworn affidavit that Isabella and her husband were entering into this agreement of their own free will.

Creator

Alfred F. James

Source

University of Texas at Arlington Special Collections - Samuel Maas Papers Box GA 11 Folder 54

Date

May 5, 1855

Contributor

Christopher Simpson

Relation

Documents relating to a slave named Ann and her owner Isabella Maas

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Document

Coverage

1855

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Date Added
October 31, 2013
Citation
Alfred F. James, “May 5, 1855 document recording transfer of ownership of Ann and her child Harmon,” Early Transatlantic Writing Project, accessed September 24, 2017, http://transatlanticwriting.com/items/show/42.
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