2022-07 Raynors HCA Auction
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Issued in the County of Fayett, State of Texas, May 18, 1857, Edward A. Williams brings suit against John Ingram regarding the sale of a negro woman named Francis, yellow complexion, aged about 22 years who was warranted to be sound in both body and mind. Williams claims that Francis was not of “sound mind and body” at the time and date of the sale. “... but on the contrary was then and there diseased, disabled and infirm of body ... maladies of which she was then lingering and suffering and of which she continued so to linger and suffer from said date until the day ... when she died of said diseases and maladies.” Williams further alleges “that said negro woman Francis ... was unsound mind, being simple and incapable of understanding transacting business from mental infirmity...” Williams continues his clain, “that he expended and was compelled to lay out large sums of money ... nursing and taking care of said negro Francis ... sum of $200 ...” ... The document continues with Ingram’s responses, and more claims. The legal document retains its seal and ribbon.
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A 10 Page Legal Proceedings Regarding A Slave Sale Gone Bad

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Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $500.00
Estimate: $750 - $1,000
Auction closed on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
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