Mar 24, 2022 - Sale 2598

Sale 2598 - Lot 24

Price Realized: $ 780
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(SLAVERY & ABOLITION.) Partition of 11 enslaved people in a Kentucky estate, dispersed among 11 different heirs. Manuscript document, signed by 3 commissioners. 6 pages, 12 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, on two sheets bound with a straight pin; short separations at folds. Lincoln County, KY, 13 March 1820

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A landowner in Lincoln County, KY named Jacob Spears died circa 1818. This document was drawn up by the commissioners who were appointed to divide up the estate. They list 11 enslaved people in the estate, who are bequeathed to 11 different heirs; values are given for each. They include men named Naro, Shumont, and Jim, a woman named Rachel, girls named Anne and Mariah, and boys named Newman, Lewis, Green, Jerry, and Thompson.