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Receipt for purchase of a Negro slave, Lynchburg, Virginia, 7 March 1863.
1 item ; 10 x 20 cm.
Collection number: MS 0040

Abstract:
Neptune, slave. Receipt for his purchase in Lynchburg, Virginia in March 1863 by Nathan C. Taliaferro from John H. Fuqua.
Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
South Hadley, MA

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

Receipt in the amount of US$1,560 for the purchase of a "sound and healthy" slave named Neptune, by Nathan C. Taliaferro from John H. Fuqua.


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Receipt for Purchase of Negro Slave, Mount Holyoke College, Archives and Special Collections, South Hadley, MA.

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Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
8 Dwight Hall
50 College St.
South Hadley, MA 01075

Phone: (413) 538-2013
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Email Reference Form: http://www.mtholyoke.edu/lits/library/arch/forms/areq.htm
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Language
English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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Subjects
  • Slaveholders - Virginia - Sources.
  • Slavery - Virginia - Sources.

Contributors
  • Taliaferro, Nathan C.

Genre terms
  • Legal instruments.
  • Receipts.


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