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Description

Written account of a claim against the estate of Joel Ailes, deceased, by Archibald Allen, for $350 for the sale of an unnamed enslaved woman, sold by Ailes on behalf of Allen, but Allen did not receive the proceeds of the sale. The quotation marks (" ") in the transcript field means that the information in the line above is repeated.

Transcription

This day came before me (a qualified Justice of the Peace for Jefferson County, Kentucky) Archibald Allen and made oath that Joel Ayles Dec'd of Natchez is indebted to him three hundred and fifty dollars for a negro woman sent to him by Messers Lewes + Holbert to sell and that said Negro was sold by said Ayles in the year 1813 and that said Allen has never received one cent of the proceeds given under my hand the 22 day of July 1818 John Bell JPJC

Approximate Creation Date

1818-7-22

Time Period

1810-1819

Subjects

Slaveholders ; Slavery -- Mississippi ; Slavery -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources ; Slaveholders ; Slavery -- Kentucky ; Slavery -- Kentucky -- History -- Sources

Keywords

slavery; enslaved persons; Mississippi; Kentucky; estate files; probate files; Adams County;

Geographic Location

Jefferson County (KY)

Object Type

Text

Physical Format

Legal instrument

Digital Format

TIFF

Physical ID

Joel Ailes Estate File, Box 1, Probate and Estate Files Collection, Historic Natchez Foundation, Mississippi

Digital ID

HNF_Box1_AilesJoelEstate_Dec201817_3_u

Source

Joel Ailes Estate File, Box 1. Probate and Estate Files Collection, Historic Natchez Foundation, Mississippi

Repository

Historic Natchez Foundation

Publisher

Historic Natchez Foundation

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries

Rights

Copyright protected by Historic Natchez Foundation. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Contact Information

hnf@natchez.org

Claim against the estate of Joel Ailes by Archibald Allen

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