Payment receipt to Eliza Noel for "attendance on a negro woman named Janet"

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Owned by
Rouzee Family, American
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
L x W: 4 1/4 x 8 in. (10.8 x 20.3 cm)
Type
financial records
receipts
Place made
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date
March 18, 1824
Caption
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.
Description
This single page document is a receipt of payment made by Edward Rouzee to Eliza Noel for "attendance on negro woman named Janette belonging to the estate of the late John Rouzee." The document is signed in the bottom right by William Noel on behalf of Eliza Noel. On the reverse is written "Noel Eliza, Rec'd $2, 18 March 1824." Both sides are written by hand in black ink. The paper is torn unevenly on the right and bottom sides. It has been folded vertically multiple times.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Agriculture
Business
Finance
Slavery
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number
2011.104.33
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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Collection title
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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