A.S. Claiborne bill of sale for 44 enslaved people
- A.S. Claiborne bill of sale for 44 enslaved people
- 1836 January 12
- Claiborne, A.S
1 page :
Document signed ;32 x 19.5 cm
- Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
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The collection is open for research.
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Please cite this collection as A.S. Claiborne bill of sale for 44 enslaved people (Chicago History Museum) plus a detailed description, date, and box/folder number of a specific item.
Gift from Albert A. Sprague, 1944.
IMLS Small Manuscripts, 2018/10/02 Emma Florio, GN. IMLS small manuscripts grant project for retroconversion of small manuscript collections (Alpha1 and Alpha2) in Archives and Manuscripts card catalog.
Scope and Content
Bill of sale; receipt for $40,000 for purchase of 44 enslaved Black people named and aged as follows.. warrant said people were to be "slaves for life and free from all blemish."
Other Descriptive Data
The A.S. Claiborne bill of sale for 44 enslaved people is part of Chicago History Museum's alphabetically arranged Small Manuscripts collections.