Creator

Date Original

1825

Description

This is a bill of sale for one girl, named Mary, sold by Stephen Hightower for two hundred and fifty dollars to William Abernathy.

Transcription

1825 Febry 1
Recd. of Stephen Hightower
Two Hundred and fifty Dollars Va. money
it being in full for a Negro Girl (Mary)
The right and title of the above named
negro Mary and her future increase I war-
rant and defend against the claim of
every person whatsoever: as writing my
hand the date above...
Test.
Thomas Batt
Wm. Abernathy

Physical Description

Document

Subjects

Slaves; Business; Finance; Laborers; Slavery; Slave trade; Selling; Servants

Contributor

Stephen Hightower; Thomas Batt

Language

English

Identifier

MG.000282, Item 4

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Stephen and John D. Hightower slave and plantation records, MG.000282

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Slave bill of sale for Mary, sold by Stephen Hightower, Stephen and John D. Hightower slave and plantation records, MG.000282, , Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Disciplines

United States History

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