Robinson to Boteler: Deed of Gift of Negroe Betsy

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Text in which Alexander Robinson transfers ownership of a slave named Betsy to his son-in-law, Henry Boteler. Robinson is noted as residing in Baltimore, Maryland, while Boteler is from Shepherds Town, Virginia. Betsy is approximately sixteen years old.

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[2] p. ; 31 x 19 cm.

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Robinson, Alexander July 15, 1917.

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Text in which Alexander Robinson transfers ownership of a slave named Betsy to his son-in-law, Henry Boteler. Robinson is noted as residing in Baltimore, Maryland, while Boteler is from Shepherds Town, Virginia. Betsy is approximately sixteen years old.

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[2] p. ; 31 x 19 cm.

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Robinson, Alexander. Robinson to Boteler: Deed of Gift of Negroe Betsy, legal document, July 15, 1917; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth624348/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Coleman Public Library.