Contract for the sale of a young slave boy


Title
Contract for the sale of a young slave boy
Description
A two-page contract for the sale of a twelve year old slave boy, Briton, to Lucy Batts for the sum of 300 pounds. The contract is between Benjamin Bell and Lucy Batts, both of Edgecombe County, North Carolina.
Date
January 26, 1819
Original Format
financial records
Extent
21cm x 28cm
Local Identifier
0225-b1-fc
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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