Frederick F. Dent Bill of Sale (ULSG 53) Transcript
Know all men by their presence that I, Frederick Dent of the County of Saint Louis State of Missouri[,] do this day convey and sell to my daughter Emily M. Casey for the sum of two thousand dollars the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged four slaves[.] Big Jefferson a black boy eighteen years old[,] Louisa a mulatto about seventeen years old and her child about one year old (Kitty) also a black girl about six years old (Lucy)[,] all of which I convey my full rights and title to the said Emily M. Casey as her property. Witness my hand and seal this tenth day of February 1862.F.
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