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.
Receipt of payment to bounty hunter, Bernard Lynch on behalf of Mr. Moreland and Shaw for information, tracking, and return of their escaped slaves (Sarah and her child). Dated June 17th, 1854 and signed by a S. Meloin.
Receipt from bounty hunter, Bernard Lynch to Henry Shaw itemizing costs incurred boarding captive enslaved persons, Sarah and Esther. Costs incurred arresting Esther and her subsequent sale to John D. Fondren of Vicksburg for $350. Dated July 30th, 1855. See PHO2020-0044.