Mar 21, 2013 - Sale 2308

Sale 2308 - Lot 37

Price Realized: $ 300
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--TENNESSEE.) Partially printed document, accomplished by hand addressed to the Sheriff of Henry County: "You are hereby commanded. Single 4to page warrant for the arrest of William B Martin for beating a slave belonging to Alexander H Kane; creases where folded; docketed on the reverse. Small archival paper repair. Henry County, 1837

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The warrant demands that the subject, William B. Martin be brought "immediately" (inserted in ink) to court for having beaten a slave.