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Sale 38 Lot 448

THE GOVERNOR OF GEORGIA BUYS A SLAVE
Very rare, superb content partly-printed D.S. by slave dealer William Adams, 1p. legal folio, Savannah, Ga., Jan. 11, 1830 in which Adams sells for the sum of $400: "...unto the GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA for the time being and his successors in office, a male slave named Jesse aged Twenty five of black complexion and 5 Feet 8 Inches high...". Signed by Adams at bottom, also signed by a notary. Paper bears a tiny thinned spot between two lines of text, folds, else very good.
Estimate $ 1,200-1,500

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