Slave bill of sale, 1839, ca. 1861-1865.

Creator: Parker, Weeks, fl. 1839.
Collection number: 842-z
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Abstract: Bill of sale, July 1839, documenting the purchase of a 17-year-old male mulatto slave by John W. Suttle from Weeks Parker in Philadelphia County, Pa. Attached to the bill of sale is a cartoon, ca. 1861-1865, depicting contraband slaves escaping to Union forces at Fort Monroe, Va., during the Civil War.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection