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    Slave Sale Record Book: Mississippi, 26 pages (16 blank), 4" x 6.5". A handmade book with torn covers made of newspaper and thin cloth in poor condition. The pages of the book are in fine condition. Three pages of entries relating to sales of slaves. In part, "1841/Samuel R. Fondren/To Jesse Fondren debtor/Two Negro men valued $2000/1841 John D. Fondren to Jesse/Fondren debtor for three/negroes valued at two thousand/Dollars $2000/1842/Henrietta Williams to Jesse/Fondren debtor to four Negroes/valued at $2000...Hinds County Miss. 1852/Elizabeth Hooker to Jesse/Fondren debtor one Negro/girl Julia $1000/one hundred dollars..." Pages in back note family birth and death dates. Three receipts are present including a 7" x 4", 1863 partly printed tax receipt for 480 acres of land, one pleasure carriage, one watch, six head of cattle, and 29 slaves (dated after the Emancipation Proclamation). Fine condition.

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