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Main Title:
Slave Document Collection

Type of Material: Document
Personal Name: Josiah Hand and William H. Helme
Collection ID: Collection 340
Creator: Josiah Hand and William H. Helme
Extent: 1 document
Span Dates: 21 March 1798

Slave Document Collection
Collection 340

This document is a contract for the sale of "Jack" in Southampton, Long Island, New York, dated the 21st of March, 1798. "Jack," aged 17 years and 5 months was conveyed from Josiah Hand to William H. Helme for a period of six years and seven months, and was then to be freed. The document itself consists of one legal size sheet, with writing on one side, and includes the signatures of both Hand and Helme, and witnesses Jesse Hedges and I. Hill.


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