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In which the licensee, William Robertson Jr., swears to not "sell give exchange barter" liquor to any slaves. Signed by C.A. Scott.
The State of South Carolina Barnwell District Personally appeared before [illegible, page torn] William Robertson Jr [illegible, page torn, words crossed out] sworn has taken [illegible, page torn] scribed the following oath I C. A. Scott do solemnly sw[ear] that I will not directly [illegible, page torn] during the period for which [illegible, page torn] receive a license to retail spiratu [illegible, page torn] liquor, sell, give, exchange, barter [illegible, page torn] any wise deliver any spiritual? [illegible, page torn] so any slave or slavery contrary to the true intent and meaning of the Law for the meventiny the selling or delivery of spiritual? liquor ? slave C. A. Scott
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Barnwell District, South Carolina, "Liquor License, Barnwell District, South Carolina, August 21, 1841." (1841). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 322.
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