Mar 26, 2015 - Sale 2377

Sale 2377 - Lot 47

Price Realized: $ 250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESEE. Deed of sale for "Two Certain negroes (to wit) one a man by the name of Rasmus, about the age of eighteen years, the other a woman by the name of Massie, aged sixteen years," for $900. Long folio leaf, written on one side, docketed on reverse; elaborate signatures of the Boothes and Bradford. Haywood County, Tennessee, 21 January 1828

Additional Details

The sellers were Stephen Boothe Sr. and Benjamin Boothe, both of Haywood County, Tennessee. Purchaser Hiram Bradford of Brownsville was a merchant; he owned a grist mill and operated the first cotton gin in the county.