1822 Slave Bill of Sale

Slavery

DSC06396A bill of sale in which Joseph S. Collins agrees to sell for $260 “my negro woman Jemima for and during the remainder of the term of seven years, three months and five days…”

Original manuscript document signed, one page, 8×10, Washington County, District of Columbia, January 15, 1822.  Fine condition, with some age wear.

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