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    Slavery: Partially Printed Receipt for $75.00 "for the hire of one Negro Slave named Robert." One page, 7" x 4" (sight), n.p., January 2, 1854. The receipt states that payments are to be made quarterly and that, "Said Slave to be returned at Christmas next, well clothed with the customary Clothing, and furnished with a hut and Blanket." Verso lists dated payments made during the course of the year. Framed such that both sides are viewable, to an overall size of 9" x 5.75". Near fine with a few spots of toning.


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    April, 2011
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