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Payne, Ann (fl. 1849) [Deed of sale for two slaves]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04294 Author/Creator: Payne, Ann (fl. 1849) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 28 June 1849 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 31.9 x 19.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Possibly a copy possibly written in the hand of Lewis Carbery. Deed of sale for slaves Eliza Jones & son Sam Jones for $170 to William Fowler. Eliza, age twenty-nine, and son Sam, sixteen months, were sold on condition that Eliza be freed on Ann Payne's death and that Sam be freed at the age of 28. Signed by Payne with her mark. Second page is Lewis Carbery's autograph endorsement signed, attesting to the sale as justice of the peace. Docket signed by Jonathan A. Smith.

People: Payne, Ann, fl. 1849
Carbery, Lewis, fl. 1849
Smith, Jonathan A., fl. 1849

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Enslaved peopleEstateEmancipationWoman AuthorWomen's HistoryContractSlave SaleSlaveryAfrican American HistoryContractChildren and FamilyManumission

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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