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Deed of sale including 237 enslaved persons in transaction

Written by:
Moulton and Rushton, British  Search this
Signed by:
Robert Smith,1st Baron Carrington, British, 1752 - 1838  Search this
René Payne, British  Search this
Samuel Smith, British, 1754 - 1834  Search this
George Smith, British, 1765 - 1836  Search this
John Smith, British, 1767 - 1842  Search this
Medium:
ink on vellum, wax
Dimensions:
H x W (page 1): 22 7/16 × 27 15/16 in. (57 × 71 cm)
H x W (page 2): 21 7/8 × 27 15/16 in. (55.5 × 71 cm)
H x W (page 3): 22 1/4 × 27 7/8 in. (56.5 × 70.8 cm)
H x W (page 4): 22 7/16 × 27 15/16 in. (57 × 71 cm)
H x W (page 5): 22 7/16 × 27 15/16 in. (57 × 71 cm)
H x W (page 6): 22 1/4 × 27 15/16 in. (56.5 × 71 cm)
H x W (page 7): 22 1/4 × 27 3/4 in. (56.5 × 70.5 cm)
Type:
deeds
indentures
Place made:
London, England, Europe
Place used:
Saint Catherine, Jamaica, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date:
August 20, 1798
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.1.317a-g
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5676b0d0e-dd96-4861-809e-e3616eb9ee93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.1.317a-g
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