Receipt for sale of Permelia, an African-American slave woman
Title: Reciept for sale of Permelia, an African-American
Date Original: 1859-01-24
Description: This item is a receipt for the sale
of a 21-year-old African-American woman to A.M. Holland by John Susan[?] for
The full text reads: "Rec'd of A.M. Holland Eleven Hundred
Dollars for a Negro Woman Named Permelia which Girl I warrant sound in body
and mind and free from all incumberances [sic] Jany 24/59 - [signed] John Susan[?]
Said Girl is about Twenty one years of age"
Creator: Holland, A.M.
Subject(s): Holland, A.M.
Slaves--United States--History--19th century--Sources.
Alternative Title: 080425-09
Publisher: Wofford College
Date Digital: 2009-09
Format [medium]: Manuscript
Format [IMT]: image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications: 800ppi 24-bit depth color; Scanned with
an Epson 15000 Photo scanner with Epson Scan software; Archival master is a
TIFF; Original converted to JPEG with Irfan View software.
Resource Identifier: 080425-09
Source: The original, accession number 080425-09, from which
this digital representation is taken is housed in The
Littlejohn Collection at Wofford College,
located in the Sandor Teszler Library.
Relation [is part of]:The
Rights Management: This digital representation has been
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Contributing Institution: Wofford College