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1.  Page one of Henry Shaw's voided will from 1851.

Page one of Henry Shaw's voided will from May 12, 1851. The will was voided on November 18, 1861. 



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2.  Page two of Henry Shaw's voided will from 1851.

Page two of Henry Shaw's voided will from May 12, 1851. The will was voided on November 18, 1861. 



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3.  Page three of Henry Shaw's voided will from 1851.

Page three of Henry Shaw's voided will from May 12, 1851. The will was voided on November 18, 1861. 



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4.  Page four of Henry Shaw's voided will from 1851.

Page four of Henry Shaw's voided will from May 12, 1851. The will was voided on November 18, 1861. 



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5.  1853 tax statement (personal property tax) to the City of Saint Louis from Henry Shaw stating his ownership of 11 enslaved persons.

1853 tax statement (personal property tax) to the City of Saint Louis from Henry Shaw stating his ownership of 11 enslaved persons. 



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6.  1854 tax statement (personal property tax) to the City of Saint Louis from Henry Shaw stating his ownership of ten enslaved persons.

1854 tax statement (personal property tax) to the City of Saint Louis from Henry Shaw stating his ownership of ten enslaved persons. 



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7.  1855 tax statement (personal property tax) to the City of Saint Louis from Henry Shaw stating his ownership of four enslaved persons.

1855 tax statement (personal property tax) to the City of Saint Louis from Henry Shaw stating his ownership of four enslaved persons. 



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8.  Henry Shaw and slavery.

While a young merchant in St. Louis Shaw began buying enslaved persons in the 1820s. In 1850 Shaw owned nine and by 1853 eleven; 1860 census records list eight enslaved persons. As with the 1850 census, their names were not listed. Please see the historical timeline for more information. 




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