Mar 28, 2019 - Sale 2503

Sale 2503 - Lot 59

Price Realized: $ 1,062
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Group of 11 slavery-related documents. Various sizes and conditions. Vp, circa 1760, 1823-70

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Account between slaver William Vernon and Captain Peter Dordin for a voyage of the sloop Nancy to Hispaniola, including a "negro wench omitted" valued at $122. Np, circa 1760? Writ of execution against James A. Francisco, seizing "one negro girl named Virgin." Lawrence County, AL, 22 September 1823 Indemnity bond for the support of "a negro man named Jonathan, formerly the property of Robert Stuart," given by Josiah Conley and John Ryland. Washington County, TN, 20 October 1834 Commission for Charles M. Hall as commissioner "respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters" (the Fugitive Slave Act). New York, 27 December 1850 Account between W.J. Wright and P.G. Silver listing "hire of boy London . . . interest on negro hire." Columbus, TX, 26 February 1861 Agreement for "the hire of the following negroes for the year 1861, viz Marion, his wife & 2 children, Charles, Mahola & her three children, Jane, Harriet, Mary & daughter, Eliza & her two boys, Alford, Dave, Ann & her infant," by Abram A. McWillie. Wharton, TX, 28 November 1860 Account between Mary C. Abbott and the estate of Lewis Seltzer, including several entries for "negro hire." Wilcox County, AL, 16 February 1859 List of 94 named slaves with valuation; no date or place given Bond concerning "a negro man named Tom about 45 or 50 years of age" between John M. Jones and W.J. Lawrence. Gadsden County, FL, 1 March 1858 Letter from Mary Ann Killian to lawyer Robert Williamson, complaining of being cheated at the auction of her late husband's slaves (not named). Lincoln County, NC, 24 July 1829 Slave certificate for Inocencia, aged 16, property of the Tejada family. Arecibo, Puerto Rico, 28 January 1870.