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Title: Bill of sale for purchase of enslaved person, Jim, by Henry Shaw in 1852. Back of record. Indicates that Jim ran away in May 1855.
Description: Bill of sale for purchase of enslaved person, Jim, by Henry Shaw in 1852. Back of record. Jim was most likely the unidentified male captured with Esther, her two children, and Mary Meachum in their bid for freedom in May of 1855. See PHO2020-0040.

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TitleBill of sale for purchase of enslaved person, Jim, by Henry Shaw in 1852. Back of record. Indicates that Jim ran away in May 1855.
Creator
Subject African Americans
Enslaved People
Fugitive Slave Act of 1850
Fugitive slaves
Jim (Enslaved Person)
Jim Kennerly (Enslaved Person)
Meachum, Mary
Missouri
Receipts
Shaw, Henry, 1800-1889
Shaw, Henry--Papers
Slavery
St. Louis (MO)
Tower Grove House (Missouri Botanical Garden)
Underground Railroad
United States

RelationPHO
DescriptionBill of sale for purchase of enslaved person, Jim, by Henry Shaw in 1852. Back of record. Jim was most likely the unidentified male captured with Esther, her two children, and Mary Meachum in their bid for freedom in May of 1855. See PHO2020-0040.
PublisherMissouri Botanical Garden
ContributorMissouri Botanical Garden
Date of original
Date scanned
TypeImage
FormatTIF
IdentifierPHO 2020-0041
SourcePhotograph
Language
Coverage
Rightshttp://www.mobot.org/mobot/archives/copyright.asp
Width of original
Height of original
Condition of originalgood

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