Peter Carr's Purchase of a Slave Boy
Original Author: David Higginbotham
Created: June 19, 1801
Medium: Bill of sale

Peter Carr’s Purchase of a Slave Boy

This bill of sale from Brown, Rives & Company, dated June 19, 1801, certifies that D. Higginbotham has sold "one negroe boy named John presumed ten years of age" to Peter Carr for seventy pounds. Final payment, including any interest accrued from the day of the sale, was due on August 1, 1802.

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