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Promissory note from Edmund Brice to A. Murray

Description

Promissory note written by Edmund Brice to A. Murray for the purchase of an enslaved boy for the sum of 180 pounds. Based on the writing on the back of the note, it appears Edmund's brother James made the payment on his behalf.



Verso transcription: Edmund Brice's note to Doct. Murray for a negro boy for the Mary wife / August 4, 1777 / paid by James Brice

Date

1777-08

Language(s)

English

Collection Number

MS 1997

Dimensions

7.75 x 4 inches

Extent

2 pages

Resource ID

1031

Notes

Ink on paper

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.