Bill of sale for Thankfull, an enslaved woman, 1803 April 27
Bill of sale transferring ownership of Thankfull, an enslaved woman, from John Youle to Daniel Tooker, for $200, in 1803.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
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Copyright. Copyright in bill of sale for Thankfull, an enslaved woman, may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Collection consists of a bill of sale transferring ownership of Thankfull, a 23-year-old "Negro wench," from John Youle to Daniel Tooker, a tanner in New York City, for $200. Includes signature of witness and remnants of a seal.
John Youle was an iron founder in New York City.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: 2012-M68
The bill of sale for Thankfull, an enslaved woman, was acquired from William Reese Company, 2012.
Processed: June 2012
By: Anne Englehart
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