This document is from a collection of financial papers related to the plantation operations of several generations of the Rouzee Family in Essex County, Virginia. The papers date from the 1790s through 1860.
A deed of transfer for enslaved persons named Richmond, Frederick, Sukey and child Henrietta, Simon, WIlliam, Ursula, Junior, Phoebe, Mortimer, Horace and Joe from the estate of Richard Rouzee to William Webb. The document is handwritten in black ink. In the bottom right corner is the signature of William Webb; the ink has bled at the beginning and end of the signature. In the bottom left corner is the signature of witness Robert Hill. The document has been folded once vertically and once horizontally.