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Unnamed TN Blacksmith #50 - TN-BLA113

Title

Unnamed TN Blacksmith #50 - TN-BLA113

Identifier

TN-BLA113

Subject

African Americans--History, African Americans--History--To 1863, Artisans, African American blacksmiths

Source

Clarksville Chronicle

Date

January 23, 1857

Trade

Blacksmith

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Thomas J. Munford

Home Location

Clarksville, Tennessee

Events

1. To be sold by Thomas J. Munford

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

CHANCERY SALE OF 17 VALUABLE SLAVES:
J. O. Shackelford
vs
R. Baxter Et als.
In pursuance of an order made in this cause at the October term, 1856, of the Chancery Court at Clarksville, I will sell to the highest bidder at the Court House in Clarksville, on the 12th day of January 1857, it being the 1st day of the Circuit Court, 17 likely and valuable slaves, the same mentioned in the decree, consisting of a No. 1 Blacksmith, 3 waggoners, 1 furnace keeper, balance ore bank hands. A No. 1 cook and washer, 2 good house servants and a likely plow boy, &c.
Terms of sale—a credit until the 1st day of October next, notes with two good securities required.
THOS. J. MUNFNRD C. & M.

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Citation

, “Unnamed TN Blacksmith #50 - TN-BLA113,” accessed July 29, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/531.

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