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Bill of sale for a boy around 13 years old named Washington, sold as a slave to Michael Reed by Thomas Medlock on May 30, 1856.

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Bill of sale for a woman around 20 years old named Louisa, sold as a slave by John M. Costley to Michael Reed on August 8th, 1856.

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Receipt of payment from Michael Reed for a boy around 13 years old named Bill, sold as a slave to Michael Reed by H.M. Bouldin on July 24, 1856.

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Letter from J.C. Spence to William Reed regarding the sale of slaves and the division of Michael Reed's estate.

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Bill of sale for two girls, Elizabeth aged 16 and Mary aged 11, sold as slaves to Michael Reed by John B. Crowley.

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Copy of the inventory of Martha Reed's estate on June 2, 1859. Includes monetary values for slaves named Abe, John, Owen, Jim, Bill, Lize, Sall, Luce, Jack, Ike, Nelson, Bet (and her child), Dan, and Joe. Also includes horses, cattle, and ranching…

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Receipt of payment in the amount of $1000 for the sale of a boy around 17 years old named Jim, sold as a slave by H.M McFarland to Michael Reed on December 22, 1855.

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Bill of sale for a man around 35 years old named Daniel, sold as a slave to Michael Reed by B. Pool and signed January 2, 1856.

Nelson.jpg
Bill of sale for a man around eighteen years old named Nelson, sold as a slave to Michael Reed by David Dawson, signed October 1, 1841.

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Bill of sale for a girl around 3 years old named Laura, sold as a slave to Michael Reed by Arthur Smith and signed January 23. 1832.
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