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A prayer book of David's Psalms printed by William Stansby. Embroidered velvet covers

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A single leaf from the book Les Oeuvres d’Ambroise... Les Moyens et Artifice d’Adiouster ce qui Default naturellement ou par Accident, or Of the Means to Repair Natural or Accidental Defects.

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Leaf from German tale Theuerdank, 1517

ReedSlaves2.pdf
Network visualization of the Michael Reed Papers in which the nodes represent slaveowners and the edges represent enslaved people who are bought, sold, lent, or traded.

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Ledger detailing the daily activities of those who were slaves to Michael Reed. Names of those enslaved include Jack, Dan, Ed, Gim/Jim, Johan, Gorge/George, Abe, Little Gim/Jim, Bill, Luce, Bet, Sal, Lizzy/Lizey, Nelee[?], Ike, and Johan. Activities…

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Receipts of inheritance for the heirs of Michael Reed acknowledging property distributed by William Reed, administrator of the estate. Heirs include his children. Sarah Sparks Reed, John B. Reed, Wilson Reed, William Reed, Jefferson Reed, and Harriet…

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Ledger detailing the daily activities of those who were slaves to Michael Reed. Names of those enslaved include Jack, Dan, Ed, Gim/Jim, Johan, Gorge, Abe, Little Gim/Jim, Bill, Luce, Bet, Sal, Lizzy/Lizey, Nelee[?], Ike, and Johan. Activities include…

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Letter from J.M.M Costley and Michael Reed arranging the exchange and purchase of Ann, age 13; Amanda, age 11; Mike, age 10; Austin, age 6; and Dicey, age 8, sold as slaves.

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Bill of sale for a boy around 16 years old named Owens, sold as a slave to Michael Reed by Mark, William, and Tilford Bean.

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Receipt of payment for the sale of a boy around 13 years old named George, sold as a slave from M.A. Britain to Michael Reed.
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