Mississippi State University

Creator

R. B. Vernon

Alternate Title

Receipt for the sale of a Negro boy named Gabriel

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Description

Receipt for the sale of a boy named Gabriel, for William A. Burnside.

Transcription

Received of William A Burnside three hundred and sixty dollars in full payment for a Negro boy named Gabriel about nine or ten years old which boy I warrant be sound in both boddy [sic] and mind + slave for life the title of the said boy I warrant to be good against all others. Given uner my hand and seal this 8th day of January 1845 R.B. Vernon.

Approximate Creation Date

1845-1-8

Time Period

1840-1849;

Subjects

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

Keywords

slavery; enslaved persons; Mississippi; receipts, Burnside family

Object Type

Text

Physical Format

Document

Digital Format

TIFF

Physical ID

MSS 154 Burnside Family Papers, Miscellaneous Manuscripts Box 2, Manuscripts Division, Special Collections

Digital ID

MFM_MSS-154_1845-01-08_Reciepts-For-Sale-And-Tax_001

Source

MSS 154 Burnside Family Papers, Miscellaneous Manuscripts Box 2, Manuscripts Division, Special Collections

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries

Contact Information

sp_coll@library.msstate.edu

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