Bill of sale of an enslaved person
A bill of sale for a 9 year old child, Jasson, from William R. Campbell to Milus Dobbins. He was sold for $696.50 on February 8, 1856 in Iredell County, North Carolina.
- Creation: 1856
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This collection is open for research.
Biographical / Historical
Created by William R. Campbell. Transcription: "know all men by these presents that I William R Campbell have this day bargaind and sole to Milus Dobbins for the consideration of Six hundred and nintiy six dollars 50 cents a negro boy by the name of Jasson aged nine years of age which negro I warrent the title to the Said M Dobbins and his ears for ever from all person what so ever this day and date above set my hand and test."
Language of Materials
Rare Book Stacks. Plume.
Existence and Location of Copies
Digitized copy available in CU Digital Library here.
- Slave bill of sale : manuscript
- Arranged and processed by Elizabeth A. Newsom. Encoded by Deborah Hollis in November 2022.
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- November 2022: Migrated from RMOA to Aspace.
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