Mortgage, 5 Jan. 1804, of Josiah Middleton for| Manuscripts Gifts 2009 | Front Page 2009 | Previous Issues | Friends of the Library |
Tom, a Slave
A gift to SCL Manuscripts Division announced in 2009
Document, 5 January 1804, mortgage of Josiah Middleton (Chesterfield District, S.C.) to Duncan McRa[e] and Zachariah Cantey, merchants of Camden (Kershaw District, S.C.), for Middleton’s purchase of Tom, an African-American male slave, about twenty-eight years of age.
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The mortgage was witnessed by Malcom McCullum, as sworn by justice of the peace John Fisher, and recorded by Chesterfield District Clerk Alex[ander] Craig in Book No. 2, pages 221 222.