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First Name: Sarah
Gender: Female
Family Relationships: Peter Shelton, Husband
Owner's Name: Patrick H. Jackson
Reference Number: UNL00004416

Notes:

Patrick Jackson offered to sell her for $250 to Dr. Waller so that she could be reunited with her husband, Peter Shelton, a slave of Waller's.

Noted that Sarah is "...not very healthy..."

Record Date:

07/16/1857

Record Type:

Letter

Record Call No.

Mss2 W1565 b 2

Record Title

Letter, 1857, of Patrick H. Jackson, of Farmville, Va., to Dr. Nelson Samuel Waller, of Spotsylvania County, Va., concerning two African-American slaves, Peter Shelton and Sarah.

Document Notes:

Concerns Jackson's offer to sell Sarah to Dr. Waller so that she can be reunited with her husband, Peter Shelton, a slave of Dr. Waller. The bottom half of the letter is from Peter Shelton.

City:

Farmville

State:

VA

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