Bill of Sale for Caleb Cox by the Herdman Family

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Title

Bill of Sale for Caleb Cox by the Herdman Family

Subject

Caleb Cox; John David Herdman, Jr.; Mary Herdman; William Herdman; John Thompson; Newark, Delaware

Description

A legal document stating that an enslaved man, named Caleb Cox, has been sold by Mary Herdman (wife) and William Herdman (son), administrators of John David Herdman, Jr.'s estate. Caleb Cox was sold to John Thompson of New Castle, Delaware. The sale took place on March 27, 1832 for $200.

Creator

William Herdman

Source

Bill of sale for Caleb Cox, University of Delaware Library, Special Collections and Museums

Publisher

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Summer Institute, Summer 2017

Date

March 27, 1832

Rights

University of Delaware Library: Special Collections and Museums, Collection MSS 0098.

Files

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Citation

William Herdman, “Bill of Sale for Caleb Cox by the Herdman Family,” DelaWARES.org, accessed December 18, 2018, http://delawares.org/items/show/157.