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Slave bills of sale

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bill of Sale for Spencer, an Enslaved Boy

Identifier: MC 2460
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: May 19, 1862

Bradley County (Arkansas) Estate Sale of Slaves

Identifier: MC 1141
Scope and Content Note Official account, signed by County Clerk W. H. Wheeler, listing the names of nine slaves belonging to the estate of James. T. Bragg, the names of the persons purchasing, and the price paid.
Dates: 1860

Isaac S. Dial Slave Bill of Sale

Identifier: MC 2289
Scope and Content Note Bill of sale for a 23-year-old enslaved man, Abraham, from Isaac S. Dial of Kaufman County, Texas to Hugh Dial, also of Kaufman.
Dates: January 30, 1859

Isaac Flannery Bill of Sale

Identifier: MC 973
Scope and Content Note Bill of sale, signed by Richard Searcy as a clerk recording the transaction, for a slave named Harry, in Lawrence County, Missouri Territory.
Dates: 1819

Pleasant M. Osburn Bill of Sale

Identifier: MC 677
Scope and Content Note Contract for the sale of land and six slaves by Pleasant M. Osburn to Wiley Neubury, Clark County, Arkansas, February 12, 1847
Dates: 1847

Slavery Documents

Identifier: MS SL4
Scope and Content Note Bills of sale and other documents pertaining to the sale, purchase, and manumission of slaves in Fort Smith and Van Buren, Arkansas and in Louisiana, South Carolina, and Texas.
Dates: 1826-1857