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Duncan Murchins & John Allen Slave Documents, 7/31/1855, 2/2/1858

Manuscript Collection #946

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Title: Duncan Murchins & John Allen Slave Documents
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.001 Cubic feet, 2 items .

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Accessions Information

October 1, 2003, (unprocessed) 2 items, 0.001 cubic feet; Bill of sale (7/31/1855) for $1,100.00 by Duncan Murchins, Moore County, NC of A. & D. McFadger for a negro man slave named Anderson; Agreement (2/2/1858) to pay John Allen $220.00 for the value of the hire of slaves Tom, Bill & Susan until 10/25/1858. Donor: Anonymous

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Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Duncan Murchins & John Allen Slave Documents (#946), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Anonymous gift

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Mark Custer, March 26, 2008

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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