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Friday, February 27, 2015


Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:54:43 -0700
Subject: Content Update - New Title Added

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South Carolina Estate Inventories and Bills of Sale, 1732-1872

Save 25% on All-Access Membership Limited time. Part of Fold3's Black History Collection is the South Carolina Estate Inventories and Bills of Sale, 1732-1872. Like the title suggests, this item contains bills of sale, inventory and appraisement books, and inventories of estates from the Charleston area of South Carolina between 1732 and 1872. It is a joint project with the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Family Search, and the Lowcountry Africana group.

Among other uses, this publication can be invaluable for tracking down African American ancestors in the Charleston area, especially if they were slaves. Because slaves were considered property, when they were sold, a bill of sale was filled out, and when an estate was appraised for tax or probate purposes... Continue Reading

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