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dc.description 2 items, 6 pages. Galveston County, Texas1854. Sale of fifty-six slaves. Item 1: Contract, June 17, 1854 between William Maner & John Darragh. Item 2: Bill of Sale. Buyer: William Maner of Brazoria County, Texas. Dated April 1, 1854. Seller: John L. Darragh of Galveston County, Texas. Lists the names of the 56 slaves, valued at $14,400. Item 3: Document dated Jan. 9, 1857. Related dispute between Curtis S. Swan and William Maner. Swan negotiated the purchase of slaves with Doswell Hill & Co. from William Maner. Slaves owned by wife, who apparently was not willing for them to be sold.
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dc.publisher Museum of Houston and the Robert J. Terry Library at Texas Southern University
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dc.title Bill of Sale for buyer William Maner (TSTD)
dc.type Image 2006-01-01 1854
dc.source.collection Forms part of the Texas Slave Trade Documents Series, 1818-1886 collection in the Heartman collection at the Robert J. Terry Library at Texas Southern University. Robert J. Terry Library, Texas Southern University USTSOUTSTD-B4F4
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dc.identifier.citation "Bill of Sale for buyer William Maner (TSTD)." (1854) Museum of Houston and the Robert J. Terry Library at Texas Southern University:

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