[Legal Document for the Sale of Two Slaves]

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Legal document certifying that James L. Dickson received two negro boys from his mother's estate, though they are "in possession of his Brother David C. Dickson." According to the document David owes James a total of $148 for the slaves "due from David on final settlement."

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Massie, J. C. August 7, 1841.

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Legal document certifying that James L. Dickson received two negro boys from his mother's estate, though they are "in possession of his Brother David C. Dickson." According to the document David owes James a total of $148 for the slaves "due from David on final settlement."

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Massie, J. C. [Legal Document for the Sale of Two Slaves], legal document, August 7, 1841; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth843726/: accessed November 12, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Two Rivers Historical Foundation.