Re: John Carter and Hannah Chew; and Bailey Carter
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and when you get to the site search for the records below this is just the description of the record and not the Image if you need to view the Prayer book enter that keyword.
Personal NameCarter, Joseph, 1697-1751.
TitleDeed, 1739/40 January 2, Spotsylvania County, [Va.], to James
Davis for an African-American slave (Robin).
Phys. Descript.1 p. : handwritten signed ; 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.
Call NumberMss2 C2457 a 1
General NoteBears seal.
General NoteWitnessed by W[illia]m Potter, John Righton, and Ja[me]s
Provenance NotePurchased from Booked Up, Washington, D.C., 5 August 1976.
Subject (Name)Robin (Slave)
Subject (Name)Davis, James, 1719-1765.
Subject (Name)Potter, William.
Subject (Name)Righton, John.
Subject (Name)Stevens, James.
SubjectAfrican Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Virginia --
History -- 18th century.
SubjectSlavery -- Virginia -- History -- 18th century.
SubjectDate: 1740 January 2.
SubjectSource: Booked Up (Washington, D.C.)