Mar 28, 2019 - Sale 2503

Sale 2503 - Lot 41

Price Realized: $ 1,300
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Georgia tavern license forbidding sales to "any slave or slaves." Printed form completed in manuscript, 12 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches, with related receipt spot-mounted on verso; minimal dampstaining. Bainbridge, GA, 13 October 1853

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Printed license signed by tavern owner Moritz Hahn, in which he certifies that he will not "barter, give away, sell or furnish, to any slave or slaves, any measure or quantity of distilled or spirituous or intoxicating liquors, without the verbal or written consent of the owners or employees of such slave or slaves, or without the like consent of the guardian of any free persons of color."