Mar 10, 2011 - Sale 2239

Sale 2239 - Lot 26

Price Realized: $ 3,840
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
SCARCE SLAVE INSURANCE POLICY (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) AETNA INSURANCE COMPANY. Aetna Insurance Company of Hartford, Conn. Annuity Fund $150,000: Slave Policy. Printed document, accomplished by hand. Four pages folio, written on two sides and docketed on a third; last page with closed tear through half the page. Fayette, KY 24 January, 1856

Additional Details

An insurance policy for a slave named Henry a "drayman," valued at $1000.00, with an "amount of risk" at $500.00. The premium was $16.25.