Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #82 from Handsell Plantation Enslaved Peoples Database

Name Elisha
Slaveowner James B. Steele to James Knight of Georgia
Date of Birth 1815
Reference Source McGill Sourcecitatio n: C691 Source Page: 463 Trans Date: 18320927
Content Steele sold Elisha, of Dorchester County in 1834 to James Knight in Georgia. ?9/27/1832 Bill of Sale?James M. Knight of Augusta, Georgia from James B. Steele, for and in consideration of the sum of $350 do grant bargain and sell my Negro boy names Elisha, aged about 17 years, slave for life, black complexion and perfectly sound. Signed by James B. Steele, witnessed by John Donovan?.
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