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Creation Date

2024-07-02

Work Type

Article

Description

Receipt for Legal Fees Charged for the Defence of a Slave]. N.p.: May 17, 1854. Jones, an admin. of the estate of Robert S. McLane, Decd., one hundred & fifty dollars in full for defending a slave named Bob (or Rob), on a charge of the murder of Moses, a slave belonging to Enoch Walton." Some toning and light foxing, faint fold lines. A well-preserved item.

Physical Location

Barco Law Library

Extent

4-1/2" x 7-3/4" lined blue leaf, content in clear hand to recto, "(38)" in tiny hand to verso.

Keywords

university of pittsburgh, school of law, pitt law, law school, art on display, manuscript, slavery, united states, g.w. gayle, w.m. jones, robert s. mclane, enoch walton

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