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Slave Bill of Sale, 1811, 1855

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen

Title

Slave Bill of Sale

Date

1811, 1855

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2011MS031 : [identification of item], Slave Bill of Sale, 1811, 1855, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.01 Cubic feet

2 items

Scope and Content

Two bills of sale, contain information on the purchase of slaves.

The 1811 document records the sale of "Sharlett," a woman estimated to be twenty years of age for $120 between Bery Hickman and John Smart.

The 1855 document records the sale of "Amy," a woman estimated to be nineteen years of age for $1,000 between D.M. Smith and Lauren H[arold].

Subjects

  • Glover's Bookery.
  • Slave records.
  • Slaveholders.
  • Slavery--United States.
  • United States--History--19th Century.

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