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Box 3

 Container

Contains 19 Results:

Bill of sale for Alexander Wilson to Willis Wilson for an enslaved girl named Dinah, 1838

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

In this bill of sale, Dinah is described as a "certain negro girl named Dinah and aged about fifteen years" and purchased for $500.

Dates: 1838

Deed of gift for enslaved individuals named Nelson and Silvah, 1838-1839

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

This deed of gift describes Willis Wilson receiving a "negro boy Nelson aged about fourteen years" and a "negro girl Silvah aged nearly thirteen years" from his father James Wilson.

Dates: 1838-1839

Indenture from James and Ann Mumford to John A. Avirett in Onslow County, 1843

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains deeds, indentures, receipts, bills of sale, certificates, estate documents, and account summaries pertaining to Willis and Amanda Wilson's business dealings and property. There is frequent mention of the Wilson’s enslaved workers, including discussion of the purchase or inheritance of enslaved individuals, lease agreements for hiring out enslaved workers, and lists of expenditures and profits related to enslaved labor. The series also contains a handwritten list of the names and...
Dates: 1843

Deed by John Pollock to Amanda Wilson for land in Duplin County, 1847 October 06

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains deeds, indentures, receipts, bills of sale, certificates, estate documents, and account summaries pertaining to Willis and Amanda Wilson's business dealings and property. There is frequent mention of the Wilson’s enslaved workers, including discussion of the purchase or inheritance of enslaved individuals, lease agreements for hiring out enslaved workers, and lists of expenditures and profits related to enslaved labor. The series also contains a handwritten list of the names and...
Dates: 1847 October 06

List titled "Hire of the negroes of the Estate of Archer Matthews deceased 1852 due 1853", 1852

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Contains a list of the following enslaved individuals hired out in the year 1852: Albert, Ben, Harriett, Alie, Mariah, Jim, Jason, Tom Crab, Oliver, Wallace, Judy, Nat, Dace, Becky, Morgan, Edmond, Nancy, [illegible], [illegible], Jack, and Dennis.

Dates: 1852

Division of Willis Wilson's estate, 1860

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Contains mention of enslaved individuals named Dennis, Mary, Isaac, Rebecca, Ann, Rachel, William, Caroline, Lewis, Dinah, Nancy, Jim, Jerry, Sam Sr., Nancy Sr., Owen, Ellen, Nelson, Clarissa, Sam Jr., Ann, and George.

Dates: 1860

Account summary for Amanda Wilson and her ward Joseph R. Wilson, 1863 October 21

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

Contains mention of enslaved individuals named Nelson, Clarissa, Sam, Ann, and George.

Dates: 1863 October 21

Amanda Wilson account summary, 1867 October 12

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains deeds, indentures, receipts, bills of sale, certificates, estate documents, and account summaries pertaining to Willis and Amanda Wilson's business dealings and property. There is frequent mention of the Wilson’s enslaved workers, including discussion of the purchase or inheritance of enslaved individuals, lease agreements for hiring out enslaved workers, and lists of expenditures and profits related to enslaved labor. The series also contains a handwritten list of the names and...
Dates: 1867 October 12

Fragment of Joseph Williams land grant, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains deeds, indentures, receipts, bills of sale, certificates, estate documents, and account summaries pertaining to Willis and Amanda Wilson's business dealings and property. There is frequent mention of the Wilson’s enslaved workers, including discussion of the purchase or inheritance of enslaved individuals, lease agreements for hiring out enslaved workers, and lists of expenditures and profits related to enslaved labor. The series also contains a handwritten list of the names and...
Dates: undated

Map of property and Buck Hall, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains deeds, indentures, receipts, bills of sale, certificates, estate documents, and account summaries pertaining to Willis and Amanda Wilson's business dealings and property. There is frequent mention of the Wilson’s enslaved workers, including discussion of the purchase or inheritance of enslaved individuals, lease agreements for hiring out enslaved workers, and lists of expenditures and profits related to enslaved labor. The series also contains a handwritten list of the names and...
Dates: undated