Slave Bill of Sale, Washington DC, 1830

Bill of slave sale, 2pp, 7.75 x 11 in., Washington, DC. July 3, 1830. From Dorcas Galvin of the city of Washington to Catherine W. Greenfield. Documents sale of "the person, labour and services of my Negro Slave called Caroline / eighteen months, the daughter of Casandra / for and during the term of twenty eight years and six months at the end of which term the said Caroline will, if living, have attained the age of thirty...." With Galvin's seal and signature, and signatures of witnesses John Chalmers and William Hicks. Verso with statement of Justice of the Peace "Jno Chalmers" declaring that said party appeared before him and that said slave Caroline will be "manumitted and discharged from all service to her or any claiming under her from and after the term of service therein named." 


Toning and creasing at folds but generally good.

Estimate: $200 - $400
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