Record of the leasing of enslaved persons

Record of the leasing of enslaved persons
Two handwritten pages of records of the hiring out of enslaved people with the names of each person, names of the hirers, and the price received. 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.
Original Format
financial records
19cm x 31cm
Local Identifier
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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