Leasing contract for enslaved persons


Title
Leasing contract for enslaved persons
Description
Contract stating agreement to lease the labor of 17 enslaved persons for one year, to Mary A. Foy, from Graham, N.C., dated 30 March 1864. The Hiring-out system allowed a hirer to temporarily lease an enslaved person from an enslaver, generating revenue for the enslaver through the labor of the enslaved people completing the work.
Date
March 30, 1864
Original Format
financial records
Extent
18cm x 25cm
Local Identifier
0032-b1-fa
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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