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Slave bills of sale -- Georgia -- Sumter County

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James Carter estate sale record

Collection number: ahc.MSS720f
Scope and Content This collection consists of an account of the sale of "perishable property" and "land and negroes" of James Carter. The sale took place on the first of January, 1859, and was filed with the Sumter County court on 18 June 1859. Included in the sale were Carter's personal effects including furniture, blacksmith tools, farm equipment, and household goods. The account also includes 303 3/4 acres of land, four male slaves: "Green," "Solomon," "Frank," and "Titus," and a female slave and her...
Dates: 1859

Josiah Scrutchin "slave deed"

Collection number: ahc.MSS853f
Scope and Content

This collection contains one handwritten "slave deed" from Sumter County, Georgia. The deed states that Josiah Scrutchin bequeathed a woman named Lettice and her child to his son, Samuel Scrutchin. The collection also includes a short Scrutchin genealogy recorded by Josiah Scrutchin's descendant, Elaine Tyler of Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1849