Lot 72 of 395:
1841 Mississippi slave document  

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Estimate:
$100 - $150

Title:
1841 appraisal of slave family in Mississippi

Author:

Place:
Franklin County, Mississippi

Publisher:

Date:
Dec. 6, 1841

Description:

An inventory of the personal property of Daniel McMillan. The property described is a slave family comprised of: Man Manuel, Woman Betty (wife), Boy Andy, Boy Symon, Boy Prince, Girl Mary, Boy Manuel, an infant. The total value of the family is 2,900 dollars. Document is hand-written on two separate sheets, plus a smaller third sheet (1/3 the size) which is a quick pencil note of appraisal value of each family member, 23.7x19.5 cm (9¼x7¾").

A hand-written appraisal document in ink and pencil, listing the slave family owned by a white man in Franklin County, Mississippi. Signed by James M. Jones, Judge of Probate of Franklin County.


Lot Amendments
The total value of the family is 2,900 dollars, not 29 dollars.

Condition:
Yellowing, creased from where folded, some smudging to ink; very good.


 
Item number:
238329
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