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Receipt, , 1855 - 1857

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Scope and Content From the Collection: This collection contains a rental receipt for the labor of Isaac, an enslaved man. The receipt was issued by the Virginia Central Railroad Company in 1855 to Mrs. Elisabeth S. Lindsay and promises a payment of $175 to Lindsay after the one year rental period ends. The receipt is a check-sized form made out to Mrs. Elisabeth S. Lindsay. The receipt promises to pay Mrs. Lindsay $175 in exchange for the enslavement of Isaac to the railroad for the year 1856. The document also states that money...
Dates: 1855 - 1857