Ball, William. Slave Bill Of Sale, 1803 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
On Jan. 22, 1803, William Ball of Frederick County, Va., sold a slave boy, Wilson, age 13, to James Powers, for 80 Pounds U.S. money. The sale was witnessed by William Patton and Charles Bakley or Barkley.
Paul Hardin, University of Illinois Office of Instructional Resources, donated this item to the Survey in 1997.