William B. Wynn and William Curtis Promissory note to Elizabeth Curtis, 1858 January 1

Dublin Core

Title

William B. Wynn and William Curtis Promissory note to Elizabeth Curtis, 1858 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 William Wynn and William Curtis's hiring of an enslaved woman named Patience for one year. As the debt is to be paid to Elizabeth Curtis as administrator for the estate of Daniel Curtis, it is possible that this is the same woman named Patience in MS1989.25.37, from the previous year.

Creator

Wynn, William B
Curtis, William
Curtis, Elizabeth

Publisher

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

Date

1858 January 1

Format

jpeg

Language

Eng

Type

Text

Identifier

MS1989.25.40

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Ink on paper

Citation

Wynn, William B, Curtis, William, and Curtis, Elizabeth, “William B. Wynn and William Curtis Promissory note to Elizabeth Curtis, 1858 January 1,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed August 7, 2022, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/829.