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Title Bill of Sale [slave document]
Description Bill of Sale framed with Confederate currency, transcribed: "Received of Robert M. Scaff in hand the sum of fifteen hundred dollars payment in fool [sic] of a Negro girl named Sela, age about thirty-five years, alsow [sic] her child Charles a boy about 3« or 4 years old. Wich[sic] Negroes I warent [sic] to be sound in body and mind and slaves for life. I allso[sic] bind mi self [sic] mi [sic] heirs and assigns to warrent [sic] and defend the titel [sic] of sade [sic] Negroes to the sade [sic] R.M. Scaff his heirs and assigns forever agants [sic] the claims of all others. This 12th day of Oct 1860. H.R. Irwin"
Dimensions H-14 W-12.25 D-0.75 inches
Artist H.R. Irwin
Date 1860-10-12
Catalog Number 2001.1.2
Collection History
Name Library/archival materials