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    1827 Selma, Alabama Slave Sale Document. One page, 7.5" x 9.5", Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, November 10, 1827, docketing on verso. A manuscript document, it reads in part: "...I have this day bargained and sold to P. I. Weaver- a negro boy named Pompey about twenty years of age for the sum of Five Hundred Dollars Cash paid me in hand before the delivery of the Boy...I also warrant the negro sound..." It is signed by Ben Grumble and John Beasley at the bottom. Laid onto a mat and framed to an overall size of 9.5" x 11.5", fine condition.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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