Mar 21, 2013 - Sale 2308

Sale 2308 - Lot 16

Price Realized: $ 2,040
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW JERSEY.) Early New Jersey Manuscript Slave Sale Document, wherein Henry H. Hopper of Bergen County, New Jersey sells Cornelius Leyer (?) "a Negro Wench Named Phill, aged twenty-seven years together with one Negro male child, named Joe, aged six years and one Negro female child named Mais, aged eighteen months." Large folio sheet, folded to form four large 4to pages, written on two sides and docketed on the last. Signed by two witnesses, Hopper signed with an "X." Bergen County, New Jersey, 1793