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Bill of sale for a 42-year-old man named Isaac to John Rouzee

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Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 7 1/2 x 7 3/8 in. (19.1 x 18.7 cm)
Type:
financial records
bills of sale
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 24, 1810
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.1
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Payment receipt to Rosa Gray for the hire of an enslaved man, Cook

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Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 4 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (12.1 x 21 cm)
Type:
financial records
receipts
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 28, 1813
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.10
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Memorandum of enslaved men and women hired or not hired for 1794

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Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 8 5/8 x 4 1/2 in. (21.9 x 11.4 cm)
Type:
financial records
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1794
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.11
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Affidavit of apprehension of Moses, property of Edward Rouzee

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Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 12 1/2 x 8 in. (31.8 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
financial records
legal documents
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 2, 1830
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Freedom  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
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Men  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.12
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Receipt for purchase of a man named Ned by Edward Rouzee from an estate sale

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Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 10 5/8 x 7 1/2 in. (27 x 19.1 cm)
Type:
financial records
receipts
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 18, 1817
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.13
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Letter and payment receipt for hire of enslaved persons owned by Apphia Rouzee

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Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 6 x 7 3/4 in. (15.2 x 19.7 cm)
Type:
business letters
financial records
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 1, 1802
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.14
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Transcript of court record regarding payment for the hire of enslaved persons

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Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 10 5/8 x 7 1/2 in. (27 x 19.1 cm)
Type:
financial records
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 18, 1817
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Business  Search this
Finance  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.15
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Transcript of court record regarding payment for hire of enslaved persons

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Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 12 1/8 x 7 1/4 in. (30.8 x 18.4 cm)
Type:
financial records
transcripts
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 2, 1808
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Business  Search this
Finance  Search this
Law  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.16
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.16
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Payment receipt for the hiring of enslaved persons owned by Apphia Rouzee

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Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. (15.9 x 21 cm)
Type:
financial records
receipts
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 2, 1802
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
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Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.17
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List of bonds for the hire of enslaved persons given to Evan Brown to collect

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Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 13 x 8 in. (33 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
financial records
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1794 - 1795
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.18
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List of enslaved persons hired out by AB Rouzee for the year 1812

Owned by:
Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 9 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (24.4 x 40 cm)
Type:
financial records
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1812
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.19
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Payment receipt for apprehending Braxton, property of Edward Rouzee

Owned by:
Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 8 1/2 x 8 in. (21.6 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
financial records
legal documents
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 16, 1829
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Freedom  Search this
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Resistance  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.2
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List of enslaved persons hired out by AB Rouzee for the year 1813

Owned by:
Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 9 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (24.4 x 40 cm)
Type:
financial records
Place used:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1813
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Business  Search this
Finance  Search this
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Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.20
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List of bonds due for the hire of enslaved persons owned by Apphia Rouzee

Owned by:
Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 7 x 8 1/4 in. (17.8 x 21 cm)
Type:
financial records
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1805
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.21
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.21
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List of payments to Apphia Rouzee in account with John Rouzee

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Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 9 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. (24.8 x 40 cm)
Type:
financial records
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1811-1813
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Business  Search this
Finance  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.22
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Account of hires of enslaved persons belonging to Apphia Rouzzee for 1812

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Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 9 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. (24.8 x 40 cm)
Type:
financial records
accounts
Place depicted:
Culpeper County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1812-1813
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Business  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Finance  Search this
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Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.23
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.23
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Lists of enslaved persons hired out by the Rouzee family in 1811

Owned by:
Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 12 7/8 x 8 in. (32.7 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
financial records
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1811
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Business  Search this
Finance  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.24
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.24
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Accounting record for the Rouzee family with notes on hires of enslaved persons

Owned by:
Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 8 x 12 3/4 in. (20.3 x 32.4 cm)
Type:
financial records
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1810-1811
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Business  Search this
Finance  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.25
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.25
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Bond for the hire of the enslaved man Jacob by Edward Rouzee

Owned by:
Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 5 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. (14.3 x 21 cm)
Type:
bonds (negotiable instruments)
financial records
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 28, 1808
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Business  Search this
Finance  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.26
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.26
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Agreement regarding hiring of enslaved woman Nelly and her children

Owned by:
Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 4 3/4 x 8 in. (12.1 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
business letters
financial records
agreements
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 22, 1810
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Business  Search this
Children  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Families  Search this
Finance  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.27
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.27
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