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Ware, Samuel (fl. 1809) [Promissory note from Samuel Ware to the estate of George Garrett]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03434.77 Author/Creator: Ware, Samuel (fl. 1809) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 5 August 1809 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 40 x 32 cm.

Summary of Content: Ware promises to sell off his property to repay a debt to George Garrett's estate, of which Benjamin Faulkner is a trustee. Ware will sell off ten slaves, who are named, a horse, cattle, and other goods, to be sold to "the highest bidder" to pay debts owed Garrett's estate. Also signed by John Thurston, David A. Wilson and Elizabeth Thurston as witnesses. Attested to by court clerk, Thomas Muse, on docket, dated 20 February 1810. Docket also signed by Ware, Muse, Wilson and John and Elizabeth Thurston.

People: Ware, Samuel, fl. 1809
Thurston, John, fl. 1809
Thurston, Elizabeth, fl. 1809
Wilson, David A., fl. 1809

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Slave TradeEstateFinanceDebtAfrican American HistoryHome FurnishingsAgriculture and Animal HusbandryCommerceWomen's HistorySlaverySlave Sale

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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