[Bill of sale for purchase of slave] Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title [Bill of sale for purchase of slave]

Date

  • Creation: 1844-01-02

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: A bill of sale for William McMaster’s purchase of a slave named Harriet from William B. Smith—E.M. Pease was a witness to the transaction. Includes typewritten transcription of the document.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Ethnic Groups - African Americans
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Slavery
  • Named Person: McMaster, William
  • Named Person: Smith, William B.
  • Named Person: Cloud, John W.
  • Named Person: Pease, Elisha Marshall

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1844-01-02
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Brazoria County

Collection

  • Name: Niles-Graham-Pease Papers
    Code: NILES

Institution

  • Name: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
    Code: ASPL

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Text

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: AR-A-001-Box251-Folder15-item1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth712805