Courage & Contradiction

Slave Bill of Sale

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Title

Slave Bill of Sale

Subject

United States -- Texas -- Williamson County.
War (Civil War).

Description

Slave Bill of Sale. This handwritten bill of sale documents the sale of a 22 year old young man, "sound in boddy (sic) and mind", named Miles to Collin Forbes, by R. C. Pearce on Jan. 23, 1864. This enslaved man was sold for $1,500.

Date

Jan. 23, 1864

Contributor

This collection is courtesy of Tommy Gonzalez. We thank him for the generosity he has shown the museum.

All photographs are courtesy of Georgene Richaud. Georgene, thank you for your contribution!

Rights

All rights to the images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted for non-profit educational purposes, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information, contact The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626.

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Language

English

Type

Document

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Citation

“Slave Bill of Sale,” Courage & Contradiction, accessed October 23, 2017, http://civilwar.williamsonmuseumexhibits.org/items/show/35.