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Receipt for African American enslaved person, 11 March 1816

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Title

Receipt for African American enslaved person, 11 March 1816

Description

Receipt for the sale of an African American enslaved man named Charles for $525 to Robert Sanders dated 11 March 1816.

Creator

Source

Corlis-Respess Family Papers, 1698-1984, Filson Historical Society

Date

Rights

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Relation

amf0002

Identifier

Mss. A C799 f157

Text

Lexington March 11th 1816
James Prentiss for Jno. Corlis Esqr.
Cot of Valentine Sanders

a negro man named Charles - raised
by Nathl. Sanders, & by hime sold
to my father Robt. Sanders & by
him given to me by will
as may be seen by records of
Scott Cy. Court - Price 525

Received payment of said Prentiss
in money this day
Valentine Sanders

Citation

Corlis family, “Receipt for African American enslaved person, 11 March 1816,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed June 3, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5086.