Autograph receipt, bill of sale for a slave, signed “Harrold Smith,” also with the “scrawl which I use and recognise as my seal,” witnessed “John Rourk”. Texas.

Texas Slave Trade

Autograph receipt, bill of sale for a slave, signed “Harrold Smith,” also with the “scrawl which I use and recognise as my seal,” witnessed “John Rourk”.

Republic of Texas, County of Montgomery: 25 February 1846.

1 page. 1 vols. 4to. Texas Slave Trade. Bill of Sale to Samuel N. Rourk. Folds, tape repair on verso, some small holes generally not affecting legibility, rectangular blind stamp of Kendall & Sons Leominster in upper left corner, else in very good condition Item #24248

Document acknowledging receipt of seven hundred dollars from Samuel N. Rourk in exchange for “a certain negro man, George, slave for life” confirming that George is “sound in body and mind, except a trifling nearsightedness.” Docketed on verso “H Smith's Bill of Sail To By George”.

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