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    Document Donating Slaves to Support the War. Two sheets of 4 3/4" x 8" wove paper, attached together, with docketing reading: "Valuation of property given to my Sons & c./ A list of Negroes given in to pay... a Tax on to support war". The document lists 28 slaves, their names, ages and value. Twenty of these slaves were given by their owner to his two sons, A. G. Allen and Thomas J. Allen, as enumerated on the facing face and, presumably, sold to support the war effort.

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    December, 2015
    12th Saturday
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