Duncan McArn's Bill of Sale for Slaves ~ March 18, 1858


Transcribed by Linda Durr Rudd

Received of Duncan McArn seven thousand dollars in full payment for the six following named slaves.

MARIAH, black girl 16 years old at $1250.00
MARYAN, black girl 16 years old at $1250.00
LUCY, grif girl 14 years old at $1150.00
BETTE, grif girl 14 years old at $1150.00
JANE, black girl 12 years old at $1000.00
JOHN, black boy 14 years old at $1200.00

All of said slaves are warrant sound and healthy in body and in mind and slaves for life and will forever warrant ? the rights of said slaves to the said McArn, his heirs ? against the claims of any and all persons ? ? this the 18 day of March, A.D. 1858.

Chis??? and Adams of Atlanta, Georgia
Natchez, MS
Witness, B. ?


McArn (Duncan) and Family Papers, Collection Number: Z/1487, Box 8
Collection found at Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Remembering Their Names
Duncan McArn's 1864 Slave List
Duncan McArn's 1866 Indenture Child Contract