Edmund Burrus Bill of Sale
Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives. Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931
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[Identification of item], Edmund Burrus. Bill of Sale, 1849,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.
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This document, dated May 10, 1849, transfers ownership of "two negro boys" from Edmund Burrus of Mercer County, Kentucky, to his son, William P. Burrus, for $5 and the "consideration of natural Love & affection". The boys, Henry, aged about thirteen, and James Silas, about three years old, were worth $400 in the elder Burrus' estimation.
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