Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 9

Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) "To the Owners of the Ship Molly for passage of his Negro From Ofranisis." Small slip of paper 3x7 inches; paper evenly toned. Philadelphia, 1792

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An unusual "Bill" for the passage of a Negro belonging to one Philip Care, and signed on his behalf by Samuel Hoppes. Reading in full: "To the owners of ship Molly for passage of his Negro from Ofranisis. 7 pounds, 10 shillings. Recvd yr 27th Oct. 1792 from E. Dutch [wachsmuth?] twenty dollars in full for the above Negres passage. For Philp Care. Samuel Hoppes."