Receipt, Samuel Mosby to David Anderson, Jr. for the purchase of an enslaved girl named CharlotteRHS.Coll.0003

Receipt, Samuel Mosby to David Anderson, Jr. for the purchase of an enslaved girl named CharlotteRHS.Coll.0003


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Repository
Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives
Identification
RHS.Coll.0003
Title
Receipt, Samuel Mosby to David Anderson, Jr. for the purchase of an enslaved girl named Charlotte1828-06-16
Quantity
1 Item
Creator
Anderson, Jr., David
Creator
Mosby, Joseph
Creator
Mosby, Samuel
Language
English .

Scope and Contents

A receipt for the purchase of an enslaved African American girl named Charlotte who was sold by Samuel Mosby to David Anderson Jr. for $258 on June 16, 1828 in Hanover, Virginia. Joseph Mosby also signed the document as a witness.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Legal documents
  • Slavery
  • Virginia -- Hanover

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Anderson, Jr., David
  • Mosby, Joseph
  • Mosby, Samuel