1839 Slave Deed

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Title

1839 Slave Deed

Subject

Slavery
Republic of Texas

Description

This slave deed transfers the ownership of nine slaves, ranging from 2 -30 years in age, who are described as "slaves for life." These slaves were bought for 11,000 dollars by Ann H. P. Noble. It is signed by several witnesses.
"I this day bargain sell + deliver to Ann H P Noble a leven negroes Emmanuel Thirty years old Rheubin Twenty years old, Tehyler Twenty years old, Claborn Eighteen years Old, Ambers Thirty years old, George Two years old Phillis Twenty Eight years Old Tharlote Eighteen years Old Jane Fourteen years old Mary Thirteen years old Precilla Twenty five years old. Said signed I warrant to be sound in boddy + mind + slaves for life For said negroes I have this day Received of said Ann H P Noble Eleven Thousand Dollars in payment.
I [smudge] have also sold + delivered three mules + Twenty Head of Cattle + Two Yoke of Oxeine for which I have received Atrist Five Hundred Dollars"

Creator

M. McKinnon
Ann H. P. Noble

Source

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives

Publisher

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Date

1839-05-03

Contributor

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Rights

Public Domain
Preferred Citation:
1839 Republic of Texas Slave Sale Document; Slave Deed, 1839. ELIBR0195, Box 1, Folder 1, Slave Deed. University Library, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas.

Format

TIFF

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

COE-1839SlaveDeed
ELIBR0195-1839-001

Coverage

Washington County, Texas

Citation

M. McKinnon and Ann H. P. Noble, “1839 Slave Deed,” UTRGV Digital Exhibits, accessed February 4, 2023, http://omeka.utrgv.edu/items/show/11.