Abraham Augur receipt

Descriptive Summary

Abraham Augur receipt
1777 June 13
1 page
Document signed
18 x 20 cm
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions for Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright may be retained by the creators of items, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law, unless otherwise noted.

Preferred Citation

Please cite this collection as Abraham Augur receipt (Chicago History Museum) plus a detailed description, date, and box/folder number of a specific item.

Custodial History

Purchase from Gunther Estate, 1923.

Scope and Content

New Haven; Receipt for £25 to enslaver Joshua Chandler for his purchase of enslaved Black girl "[Peg], supposed to be about nine years old." [Peg] was sold by the state of Connecticut for forfeit of the debt of Stephen [Wit]. Receipt is signed by Abraham Augur.

Other Descriptive Data

The Abraham Augur receipt is part of Chicago History Museum's alphabetically arranged Small Manuscripts collections.

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