Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Documents, such as deeds, by which title to property is conveyed from one person to another.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
E. L. McGlashan collection of documents concerning slavery in the United States
Call Number: GEN MSS 555
Abstract: 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...