Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Lists, catalogs, accounts, or schedules, made by an estate executor or administrator of the tangible and intangible property of the estate, describing the items or classes of property so as to be identifiable and usually placing a value on each.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MSS 2
Overview: Papers related to the Clayton family house in London and the estate of its first owner, Dorothea Clayton. Includes an inventory of the house and its library; receipts for repairs, household expenses; lease and sales offers; and documents relating to Dorothea Clayton's estate.
Call Number: GEN MSS 555
Overview: This collection of 49 documents consists of manuscript bills of sale, receipts, estate appraisals, deeds of gift, manumission statements, promissory notes, and other papers documenting slave ownership and the slave trade in the United States between 1770 and 1863. The bulk of the material documents slavery in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Kentucky and Alabama. There are also legal documents recording slavery transactions in Maine, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana.