Samuel M. Grant agreement to sell slaves
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.
- 1852 April 20
- Grant, Samuel M. (creator, Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Resident of Missouri.
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Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Samuel M. Grant agreement to sell slaves
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- 2011 October 14
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
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