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Bill of lading for slave, 1719

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Bill of lading for slave, 1719 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 6, page 162.

A bill of sale for a slave sold to William Pepperell in 1719. Pepperell was a hero of the French and Indian Wars, and owned several slaves.

The woman being sold is supposed to be delivered, "in good order and well conditioned."

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