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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1823
|Charles Williams to William Gibbons regarding a slave he has just purchased
|9 April 1823
|Carroll, Charles (1737-1832)
|Writing to his overseer regarding a slave he has just purchased, a blacksmith named Clem. Says Clem does not get special treatment but that "he was promised, if sold, that his wife should live with him." Also discusses buying horses. Signed "Ch. Carroll of Carrollton."
|Slavery Slave Sale African American History Women's History Marriage Artisans Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
|Carroll, Charles (1737-1832) Gibbons, William (fl. 1822-1824)
|Government & Politics; Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Agriculture
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|Charles Carroll was a Senator from Maryland and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859