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Bill of sale for Caleb Cox


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Legal document stating that an enslaved boy named Caleb Cox has been sold by Mary and William Herdman, administrators of the estate of John Herdman, to John Thompson of New Castle, Delaware.

Box 1, F0017: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0098 manuscript boxes

Purchase, 1975.

Finding aid encoded by Tiffany Saulter, August 2015.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2015 August 26
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Collection Inventory

Bill of sale for Caleb Cox, 1832 March 27.
Box 1 Folder F0017

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