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Lot 25[SLAVERY]
Letter regarding the transfer of a slave.
Petersburg, Virginia: May 15, 1789. 11 3/4 x 7 1/4 (29.5 x 19 cm); 21 lines, the bill of sale for the sale of a slave ("Alexander"), sold to Allan Chapman of South Carolina by Joseph Horsfall for the sum of seventy-five pounds. Tipped to old mount at corners, usual folds, some minor toning.



Sold for $250
Estimate $400-600


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