Feb 21, 2008 - Sale 2137

Sale 2137 - Lot 3

Price Realized: $ 5,280
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,000
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Partially Printed Document, Bill of Sale for "Negro woman by name of Minnah," accomplished by hand, 9 5/8 x 6 1/8 inches; paper evenly toned; docketed on the reverse. Old wax seal present; with a separate long sheet of paper that bears two words "Negroe Notes." 18 December, 1772

Additional Details

Benjamin Payne of Hartford, sells Samuel Forbes of Canaan in the colony of Connecticut one Negro woman by the name of Minnah, about twenty-one years old, for the sum of fifty-two pounds, ten shillings.