Thomas Moore slave bill of sale
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Thomas Moore slave bill of sale

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Moore, Thomas
Title: Thomas Moore slave bill of sale
Dates: 1863 November 7
Quantity: 1.0 Item(s)
Identification: ahc.MSS396f

Biographical/Historical Note

Biographical information about Thomas Moore has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a bill of sale for two slaves, a man and a woman, from W. L. Adamson to Thomas Moore. The receipt gives a physical description of the two slaves, named Michael and Nann.

Index Terms

Slave bills of sale--Georgia

General Notes

America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Administrative Information

Existence and Location of Copies

A transcription of the bill of sale is included in the collection.

Preferred Citation

Thomas Moore slave bill of sale, MSS 396f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1980

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2012.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

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1Slave bill of sale, 1863 November 7 View online.