Burge purchased the slave, woman named Mary Ann, for $400 on November 25, 1815. On the back of the receipt are three further transactions involving Mary Ann: first, she was transferred to John Butterworth on April 6, 1818; then she was sold to...
Butterworth purchased the slave, a thirteen- or fourteen-year-old young woman named Fanny, for $500 on April 6, 1818. On the back of the receipt are two further transactions involving Fanny: first, she was transferred to Green Wood on April 18, and...
For his work Wilson is to receive $6 each month ("payable in Green Backs") plus room and board. He will have the "privilege of raising chickens and a garden for his own use," but he will not be allowed to sell any poultry or produce. The contract...
This issue mentions an increase in state bank deposits (a result of individuals' careful saving during difficult financial times); the city's telephone system, which is now at capacity with a waiting list of over 1,000 new customers; the raid of...
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