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    1778 Document -- Slave Traded for 300 Acres of Land An extremely rare handwritten document written and signed by Charles Hurst and dated May 8, 1778 (Philadelphia). In part, "Mr. John Vanderin Junr. Bought of Charles Hurst a Negro man named Jack belonging to my Bro Timothy Hurst who is now in England for three Hundred Acres of land part of two Thousand acres which Mr. Vanderin is Intitled [sic] to... as by Agreement of Twenty third of August 1776 ye said Charles Hurst by Powers from said Timothy Hurst warrantees him against Timothy Hurst or any other Person." Boldly written on laid, watermarked paper, 9.5" x 7.5", fine condition with light original folds.

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