Antebellum Receipts for Sale and Tax of Negroes
Mississippi State University Libraries
Item TypeFinding Aid
MSS. 154. 1841-1850. 0.01 cubic feet: 4 items. Four receipts: Receipt for Wm. Burnside's taxes on two slaves for 1841, paid by T. J. Burnside; John Ward sells to Jane Burnside a 17 year old named Henry, 1845; R. B. Vernon sells to William A. Burnside a 9-10 year old boy named Gabrel, 1845; Note from William Robertson for monies due to James G. Burnside or bearer, 1850.