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Bill of sale for a enslaved woman.

TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED. Dr. Benjamin Rush Jones purchased the enslaved woman, a fifty-year-old woman named Rachel, for one dollar.

Creator: Benjamin Rush Jones
Date: October 28, 1836
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Receipt (Financial records)

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