Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 22

Price Realized: $ 1,800
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT. Harboring Runaway Negroes. Single folio leaf, written on one side with docketing on the reverse. Lumpkin County, Georgia, 1862

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An interesting deposition taken in a case of aiding runaway slaves tried under the Confederacy. "Wm. Wadsworth, sworn, says ''I saw the two Negro men spoken of in the loft of the dwelling house of the prisoner. I think sometime in August, 1862." They were called Anthony Barnes and Henry Davis. "Said Negros (sic) was said & known to be runaway---I was there one day and met with Davis and pris Anderson. Pris sout (sought) to take dinner to the same two negros."