Raynors HCA 2019-05
Category:
Search By:
Absentee bidding for this session ends on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 11:00 AM EDT.
The live portion of this session begins on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 11:00 AM EDT
Manuscript Document Signed, 4pp. folio, St. John’s, Berkley Parish, Charleston District, South Carolina, executed August 18, 1856, being the last will and testament of William A. Carson, slaveholder and planter, and reads in part: “...I give and bequeath to my son, William Carson, my gold watch and Negro boy Van Buren. To my son James P. Carson, my silver watch made by Tobias and my gun and my Negro boy Neptune. And to my sons William Carson and James P. Carson jointly, all the rest of my guns, pistols, and swords, my stock of wines and liquors of every kind, my books, mathematical instruments, telescopes, microscopes, barometers, etc...also my dwelling house and lot of land on Sullivan’s Island...I give and bequeath to my friend, John F. Blacklock, my slave Hector (carpenter). ...I give and bequeath to my sons, William Carson and James P. Carson and the survivor of them, my slaves Matilda Blanche and her child Meeta and I enjoin it up my said sons and the survivor of them that in consideration of their fidelity and services to me, they be treated with special kindness and indulgence...” Fine condition. Colonel William Augustus Carson (1800-1856) was a Harvard graduate, member of the Porcellian Club and rice planter.
Click on a thumbnail above to display a larger image below
Hold down the mouse button and slide side to side to see more thumbnails(if available).

Slave’s Divided Amongst Family and Friends with Stipulation that they “be treated with special kindness and indulgence”

Click above for larger image.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $100.00
Current Bid: $100.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Please register or login if you want to bid.
Email A Friend
Ask a Question
Have One To Sell

Auction Notepad

 

You may add/edit a note for this item or view the notepad:  

Submit    Delete     View all notepad items