Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen
Slave Bill of Sale
University of Kentucky Special Collections
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
2011MS031 : [identification of item], Slave Bill of Sale, 1811, 1855, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
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Two bills of sale, contain information on the purchase of slaves.
The 1811 document records the sale of "Sharlett," a woman estimated to be twenty years of age for $120 between Bery Hickman and John Smart.
The 1855 document records the sale of "Amy," a woman estimated to be nineteen years of age for $1,000 between D.M. Smith and Lauren H[arold].