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This collection contains 3 handwritten receipts for the purchase of slaves by John F. Pate as well as 2 other handwritten receipts.
This collection consists of a single volume documenting the case of Robert W. Chester vs. Robert W. Crockett and William Groom, which was heard before the Madison County Chancery Court on January 15, 1851. This case had to do with money that Crockett (who was co-executor of Terrill L. Camp's estate with William Groom) was supposedly illegally withholding from Chester without Groom's knowledge. The ledger includes transcriptions of Chester's original complaint, Crockett's answer, exhibits for...
1851 January 15
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
This collection consists of a printed slave-sale form, describing the transfer of Jerry, an enslaved man owned by Matthew Barrow, to William Donalson for $355.