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Slave bills of sale

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Shorter and Fontaine family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS465f
Scope and Content This collection consists of documents, the bulk of which are associated with the Shorter family. It includes slave bills of sale for a woman, Sarah; a man, Jerry; a man, Davy (a blacksmith); a man, Dave; and a man, Lewis. The Shorter family, especially Mary E. Shorter, was heavily involved with purchasing land so the papers also include bills of sale and deeds for property primarily in Russell County, Alabama, but also in Muscogee and Bibb Counties, Georgia. There is also a land survey in...
Dates: 1827-1869