G. Dorsey estate vendue list

Collection:
G. Dorsey estate vendue list
Title:
G. Dorsey estate vendue list
Creator:
Moore, William
Stewart, David
Date of Original:
1808
Subject:
Estate sales
Executors and administrators
Auctions
Dorsey, G.--Estate
Slavery--Georgia
Slaves--Georgia
Enslaved persons--Georgia
Slaveholders--Georgia
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
estate inventories
Type:
Text
Format:
image/jp2
Description:
List of the sale of the effects of the late Mr. G. Dorsey, by his administratrix Eliza Dorsey, and administrators, David Stewart and William Moore. The list gives buyers' names, articles bought, and prices. Instructions for the auction state that "minors, servants, and slaves who may bid not to be noticed by the crier." Amounts under one dollar and thirty-three cents to be cash. Purchases over this amount to be allowed credit for 6 months. Total estate amounted to $228.10. Mr. Dorsey may have been a blacksmith, for the most expensive item sold was: "1 pair Smith's bellows, and anvil and sledge - $40.00," also a quantity of old iron, wagon wheels, tongues, etc. were sold.
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/guan_0863_001-001
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/guan_0863_001-001#item
IIIF manifest:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/guan_0863_001-001/presentation/manifest.json
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
G. Dorsey estate vendue list, ms863, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Extent:
7 pages
Holding Institution:
Hargrett Library
Rights:
Rights Statement information

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