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James Gamble papers

Fifty-seven manuscripts, 1837-1864, and manuscript volume, 1852-1876, chiefly receipts and legal documents concerning settlement of the estate of James Gamble, of Williamsburg District, John J. Tisdale and James Gamble, executors, include "A List of Articals to be appraised of the Est[ate] of James Gamble," 7 February 1837, identifying fifty-seven Negro slaves by name, and an equity court decree, 12 April 1841, conveying slaves apportioned to the minor children of James Gamble to Sarah Elizabeth Gamble, trustee. Civil War documents record payment to James Gamble of monies due his deceased son, W.J. Gamble. Other items include receipts for the payment of Sarah E. Gamble's expenditures, as well as tax receipts for Negro slaves, receipts for tuition of James Gamble's minor heirs, and receipts for the hire of slaves.

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