2 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "Slave trade"
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Contract for Sale of Slaves

Contract for Sale of Slaves

Date
1851-08-29
Description
This 1851 document transferred legal ownership of 35 slaves from Cary Whitaker of Halifax County, North Carolina, to Frederick R. Cotten of Leon County, Florida.
Collection
Draft of a Bill to Prohibit the Introduction of Slaves into Florida, 1851

Draft of a Bill to Prohibit the Introduction of Slaves into Florida, 1851

Date
1851
Description
Draft of a bill prohibiting the transfer of slaves into Florida for sale. The preamble to the bill describes the authors' reasoning behind this proposed policy. The bill passed the House on January 17, 1851.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
m86-38_b001_f24_01Contract for Sale of SlavestextSlave trade
Slave bills of sale
Slave records
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s2153_b005_f84_01Draft of a Bill to Prohibit the Introduction of Slaves into Florida, 1851textSlavery
Slavery--Law and legislation
Slave trade
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