Slave bills of sale
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Bill of sale for Spencer, a 15-year-old enslaved boy, and the current crops of James D. Morrisett of Hempstead County, Arkansas, to Benjamin J. H. Gaines of Washington County, Arkansas. The sale is described as being for the financial benefit of Fanny B. Morrisett.
Official account, signed by Bradley County Clerk W. H. Wheeler, listing the names of eleven enslaved persons belonging to the estate of James. T. Bragg, the names of the enslavers purchasing, and the price paid. Enslaved persons included in this bill were Marion, Solomon, Jerry, Sterling, Anniea, who was mentioned as being accompanied by an unnamed child, Evilia, Linnifer, Sally, and Marzu, who was also mentioned as being accompanied by an unnamed child.
The Byroade collection is arranged in four series and consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, slave bills of sale, Civil War papers, wedding and funeral memorabilia, school records, photographs, and business, financial, legal, and political papers.
Contract by Pleasant M. Osburn for the sale of land and six enslaved people, four of whom were children, Patsy age 35, Lucy age 10, Margaret age 8, Erick age 7, Mourning age 25 and Ann age 8 to Wiley Neubury, Clark County, Arkansas, February 12, 1847