Deed of Trust between John Fry and Joshua Fry, November 5, 1811, and bill of sale for Moses, April 18th, 1811.

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Title

Deed of Trust between John Fry and Joshua Fry, November 5, 1811, and bill of sale for Moses, April 18th, 1811.

Description

A deed of trust between John Fry and his father Joshua Fry, dated November 5th, 1811. In this deed, the people enslaved by the Fry family are listed by name and gender.
(Men:) Billy, Harry, Banthett, Bob, Peter, Davy, Lut, Hercules (Women:) Sally, Milly, Flora, Joice, Betty, Venus and two Lucy's (Girls:) Lucinda, Jennie, Jes, Flora, Penelope, Mary, Lucy (Boys:) Robin, Moris, Jack, Phil, Elijah, Gabriel, Sampson, and two Jacobs.
There is also a bill of sale for Moses attached to the deed, dated April 18th, 1811. Moses was sold by John Fry to Abraham Nichols.

Creator

John Fry, Joshua Fry

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1811

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0463_001

Citation

John Fry, Joshua Fry, “Deed of Trust between John Fry and Joshua Fry, November 5, 1811, and bill of sale for Moses, April 18th, 1811.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed January 30, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3366.