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Bill of sale, 21 Nov. 1789, for male slave, "Smithfield," sold by Howell Edmonds
    A gift to the SCL Manuscripts Division announced in 2003

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Manuscript, 21 November 1789, bill of sale for a “Negro man Named Smithfield” sold by Howell Edmonds, of Southampton County, Va., to William McMories, a resident of Fairfield County, S.C., for “Thirty pounds Lawful money.” As noted on the verso of the document, the slave was subsequently sold by McMories to John Jordan in 1790.



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