May 07, 2020 - Sale 2534

Sale 2534 - Lot 28

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Georgia tavern license forbidding sales to "any slave or slaves." Printed form completed in manuscript, 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches; horizontal folds, ink fingerprint, minimal wear. Bainbridge, GA, 11 January 1850

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Printed license signed by tavern owner William M. Harrell, 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."