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In this document Andrew Roberts, administrator of Adam Clapp's estate, petitions the Knox County Court to allow the sale of a slave named Roy so that the proceeds may be divided among Clapp's eight heirs.
This collection houses 29 letters written to Tennessee businessman and politician David Burford between 1820 and 1860.
This petition asks the Tennessee Legislature to pass a law that will free the state's enslaved peoples and their descendants. The petition is signed by 75 residents of Bedford County, Tennessee.