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Slavery

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast
Scope Note: Preferred term (awaiting update): Enslavement TARO subject browse term - http://texastaro.pbworks.com/w/file/145522746/TARO%20Control%20Access%20Browse%20Terms.xlsx

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Estate document for Samuel A. Burton

 Collection
Identifier: MS 087
Overview The first page is the legal instrument authorizing public sale of the property of one Samuel A. Burton, deceased. Page two includes a list of enslaved persons including their first names, genders, and ages. It ends with detail of when the sale took place. The second page lists the property that was sold to the highest bidder, one David A. Burton, and its purchase price, $3500.
Dates: 1851