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Contract for enslaved man named William, 1862 January 1

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 29

Scope and Contents

Contract outlines the hire of William by L.W. Lane and William K. Davis from William's enslaver, Armistead Davis. The requirements for William's summer and winter clothes are described at length.


  • Creation: 1862 January 1


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From the Collection: 2 Boxes



Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository