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Virginia Receipts for Enslaved Persons

Identifier: Ms-2022-038

This collection contains nineteenth century financial documents, including tax records for various Virginia residents. Also included are several hand-written receipts mentioning the sale or labor of enslaved people, including a Black child named Peter and a Black man named Bob.

Dates: 1823 - 1865

Barbara Wilson Deed of Emancipation Document

Identifier: Ms-2022-077

This collection contains a deed of emancipation signed by Barbara Wilson of Bath County, Virginia, freeing Harry, an enslaved man.

Dates: 1822