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    [Slavery]. List of Slave Labor Hiring for an Estate. One handwritten page, 7.75" x 9.75", "Coosa County [Alabama]," 1847. The list contains thirteen entries for slaves and in three instances, entire families, with prices listed to the right from the estate of the late J. McNeill who died in 1847. Below the list is a sworn statement from one of the executors of the estate, Daniel Crawford, dated August 27, 1851, who claims that "...the foregoing account of hiring of Negroes belonging to said Estate for the year 1847 - is just & true..." Marginal toning; chipped left edge.

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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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