Purchase of an “Infant negro.” Within the scrapbook on slavery by John Young Bassett.
Slavery; Enslavement; Ownership of slaves; Slavery -- Alabama -- History -- 19th century; Slave trade -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Handwritten, 1-page account of the sale of an “infant negro”, mounted into a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and handwritten entries dealing primarily with the issue of slavery, dated to approximately 1817-1848.
John Young Bassett, 1805-1851
Reynolds-Finley Historical Library, UAB Libraries, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
Reynolds-Finley Historical Library, UAB Libraries, University of Alabama at Birmingham
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E 444 R185s 1847?
1817-1848, Huntsville, Alabama