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Price Realized: $3,910 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2068 Lot 4
(SLAVE DOCUMENT.) Partially printed document, accomplished by hand. Single 8vo leaf, signed by William Axtell as Justice and witnessed by Mary de Peyster and Ann de Peyster. Wherein Leffert Lefferts agrees to purchase "One Negro man named Jacob and his wife Lizze and her female child three yair [sic] old and her mail [sic] child three month old." New York City, 5 November 1783
On the verso of this bill of sale, Leffert Leffert has written: "I promise to Make free the Female Child on her father Jacob Repaying Six Ginnis [sic] and her bord [sic] Within One Yair [sic] after the Date within Mentioned, Leffert Lefferts."Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,910