John Moreland and Edmund Bell Promissory note to Elizabeth Elliott, 1850 January 1

Dublin Core

Title

John Moreland and Edmund Bell Promissory note to Elizabeth Elliott, 1850 January 1

Subject

African Americans--Virginia--Tidewater (Region).
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century.
Slavery--Virginia--Tidewater (Region)--History--19th century.
Debtor and creditor--Virginia.

Description

A bond or promissory note for John Moreland and Edmund Bell's hiring of an enslaved man named Peter for one year. it is probable that this is the same Peter who appears in the Eastern State Asylum receipts (MS1989.25.60 and MS1989.25.61)

Creator

Harwood, John
Bell, Edmund
Wood, William
Elliott, Elizabeth G.

Publisher

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Date

1850 January 1

Format

jpeg

Language

Eng

Type

Text

Identifier

MS1989.25.36

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Ink on paper

Citation

Harwood, John et al., “John Moreland and Edmund Bell Promissory note to Elizabeth Elliott, 1850 January 1,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed May 28, 2022, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/824.