Mar 27, 2014 - Sale 2342

Sale 2342 - Lot 15

Price Realized: $ 281
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
OFFERED AS SECURITY ON A LOAN (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--ALABAMA.) Know All Men by these Present, that We Oren D Davis. Partially printed document accomplished by hand. Folio leaf, written on one side and docketed on the reverse; paper evenly toned, creases where folded. Lawrence County, ALA, 1822

Additional Details

An unusual legal document, wherein two gentlemen are indebted to a third in the sum of two hundred and forty dollars and twenty cents. The security against this debt-to be paid by a stipulated date, "One Nigra girl about 20 years old, naimed (sic) Eloisa." The docketing indicates that the debt was not paid and the "Nigra girl" forfeited.