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Receipt "for a Negro Woman named Permelia," 21, from John Susan (name unclear) to A.M. Holland for "eleven hundred dollars" ($1100 USD), January 24, 1859. Location not stated.

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Rec'd of A.M. Holland Eleven Hundred Dollars for a Negro Woman anmed Permelia which Girl I warrant sound in body and mind and free from all incumbrances

Jany 24/59

(signed) John Susan(?)

Said Girl is about Twenty one years of age

Creation Date

1-24-1859

Keywords

receipt, slave sale, slave, woman, girl, Permelia, bondage, slavery, A.M. Holland, John Susan, 1859

Resource Identifier

080425-09

Date Digital

9-2016

Document Type

Manuscript

Disciplines

American Studies | Appalachian Studies | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | History | History of Gender | Labor History | Social History | United States History | Women's History | Women's Studies

Format (medium)

manuscript

Format (IMT)

pdf

Language

en-us

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
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