Mar 24, 2022 - Sale 2598

Sale 2598 - Lot 21

Price Realized: $ 594
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(SLAVERY & ABOLITION.) Colonial deed of three generations of named enslaved persons, as part of a coastal Georgia plantation. Autograph Document Signed by grantor James Germany (with his wax seal) and two witnesses, and by the recorder of deeds on verso. One page, 13 x 16 1/2 inches, plus receipt and docketing on verso; worn with full separation down center fold, other separations and loss slightly affecting text. No place, 18 December 1756

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James Germany (1718-1786), for the price of £2000, deeds to his sons Robert, William, Samuel, John, Alexander and Joseph "the following Negroes: Jamey, his wife Moll Sara, thair daughter Cloey, and hir three children, hir son called Gloster, hir two daughters one of them called Betsey and the other called Judey, and two Negro boys, one of them called Henery and the other called York," in addition to a 250-acre tract of land on and near Utchey Island, GA, and some livestock.