Mar 29, 2018 - Sale 2471

Sale 2471 - Lot 23

Price Realized: $ 845
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Group of 3 receipts for slaves owned by the Brown family of Culpeper County, Virginia. Each about 5 x 8 inches; folds and minor wear, one short closed tear. [Culpeper County, VA], 1833-38

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Group 3 receipts for slaves distributed by Armistead Brown (1787-1858) as executor for his father, Captain Daniel Brown (1748-1833) of Culpeper, VA: "one negro boy, Anthony," "Two negro girls, Hannah & Eliza," and "One negro woman named Sally and her child." They were each bequeathed to a different Brown family sibling: Armistead's brothers Daniel and John Hill Brown, and his sister Frances Hill Slaughter.