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Estate Inventory

Estate Inventories

Lists of assets from estates for the purpose of probate or taxation. Such lists would often include household goods, furniture, plantation and farming implements, livestock, and slaves."
Estate Sale

Estate Sales

Records documenting the sale of estates. Such documents would often include information on slaves included in the estate sale
Criminal Litigation

Criminal Litigations

Records documenting criminal litigations
Marriage

Marriages

Documents pertaining to marriage
Will

Wills

Document in which individual specifies the method to be applied in the management and distribution of estate, including any slaves, after their death
Reports of a Runaway

Reports of a Runaway

Document reporting the escape of a slave - often published as newspaper advertisements or distributed as posters
List

Lists

Documents such as a census that lists slaves
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Miscellaneous

Additional documents which refer to slaves