Mar 29, 2018 - Sale 2471

Sale 2471 - Lot 25

Price Realized: $ 219
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Pair of Mississippi slave deeds from the same family. Various sizes and conditions. Marion County, MS, 1852-60

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Deed of gift from Hiram Stewart to his third son Hampton S. Stewart of "a negro girl named Hariet five years of age and a negro boy named Evriet aged two years old, to have and to hold . . . and their propper use and behoof for ever," 14 August 1852; witnessed in 1856 and docketed by the county recorder in 1859. 2 pages, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches, on a folding sheet; minimal wear.
Deed from Hiram Stewart to son Hampton S. Stewart of 8 named slaves: "a negro man named Frank aged about sixteen years, George aged about thirty-nine, woman Lettice aged about forty years, man Nelson aged about thirty seven years, boy Mingo aged about six years, boy Harry aged about five years, Henry aged about four years, Jacob about two years of age," Marion County, MS, 19 October 1859, recorded on verso in 1860. 2 pages, 12 1/2 x 8 inches, on one sheet; minor wear and short closed separations at folds.