Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 11

Price Realized: $ 300
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) MANUSCRIPT SLAVE DOCUMENT. Last Will and testament of Isabella Kearney, manumitting her slave Mars. Three folio leaves, the first partially printed and accomplished by hand; the remainder written on three sides; red seal of the county on the first page; docketed on the last leaf; creases where folded; some wear at the folds with some overall edge-wear. Monmouth, N.J., 1806

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Isabella Kearney promises "I do hereby will and order my Executors herein after named to give free, manumit and liberate my Servant Negro Man, Mars in four months after my decease.