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Main Title:
Slavery Document Collection

Type of Material: Document
Personal Name: Josiah Hand, William H. Helme, Jesse Hedges, I. Hill
Collection ID: Collection 340
Extent: 1 document
Span Dates: 21 March 1798

Slavery Document Collection
Collection 340

[Slavery]. Contract for the sale of a negro "Jack" in Southampton, Long Island, 21st March 1798. "Jack," aged 17 years and five 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. 1 sheet legal size, written on one side, signed at the bottom by both Hand & Helme, and witnessed by Jesse Hedges & I. Hill with two small wax seals. 

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