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Grant, Samuel M.


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Samuel M. Grant agreement to sell slaves

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288726]
Identifier: Vault MSS 352
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed agreement dated 20 April 1852 (3 pages). Grant agrees to sell three negro slaves to Thomas P. Shrock with the stipulation for their emancipation and a prohibition from further sale. Two of the three would be emancipated when they came of age, and one of the boys would be trained as a brick layer.

Dates: 1852 April 20