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dc.creatorEstate of Hugh Adams
dc.descriptionThis document states that Rosa Lewis, one of the slaves of the late Hugh Adams, Decd, emancipated by his will, did withdraw from her account in June 1858 the amount of seven hundred dollars for the purchase of her husband, Reuben Lewis. The document was signed by Rosa with her mark and was probably drafted by the Executor on behalf of the estate of Hugh Adams. The document was witnessed by W. McLain, Fin. Sec. A. C. S. (American Colonization Society).en_US
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dc.titlePurchase Agreement, Rosa and Reuben, April 14, 1860en_US
dc.rights.holderSpecial Collections and Archives, Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
dc.subject.fastSlavery -- Emancipationen_US
dc.subject.fastVirginia -- Rockbridge Countyen_US
dc.subject.fastAmerican Colonization Societyen_US
dc.rights.licenseNo Copyright -- United Statesen_US

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  • Coll. 0373 - Hugh Adams Papers
    The Hugh Adams Papers are approximately 75 documents concerning the manumission of nineteen slaves of the Adams estate and their emigration to Careysburg, Liberia.

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