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First Name: Venus
Gender: Female
Family Relationships: Hanah, Mother
Owner's Name: Matthew Wills
Reference Number: UNL00003490

Notes:

Purchased from Samuel Wills to Matthew Wills.
Valued, along with her mother Hanah, at 6000 pounds.

Record Date:

12/13/1780

Record Type:

Receipt

Record Call No.

Mss3 C3807 a 72

Record Title

Receipt, 1780, issued by Samuel Wills, of Warwick County, Va. (now Newport News), to Matthew Wills for the sale of two African-American slaves, Hanah and her daughter Venus.

City:

Newport News

State:

VA