Friday, February 18, 2011

Virginia Slavery Document 1815

Handwritten Virginia slavery document. This document lists the property of Robert Nuckolls of Grayson County, Virginia as of the first day of April, 1815 which includes seven slaves.

The property listed includes "Seven slaves of the following descriptions - Males 4 between 12 and 50 at 1,600 - Females 2 between 12 and 50 at 500 - 1 under the age of 12 at 200". The total value of slaves was $2,300 which exceeded the value of all other property combined including 190 acres with one dwelling house of logs, barn and meat house valued at $1,000 as well as various parcels of land in the township of Greensville, Virginia.

Signd by Robert Nuckolls.

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