Payment receipt for room and board provided by Mary R. Carter

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Owned by
Rouzee Family, American
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
L x W: 3 x 6 1/4 in. (7.6 x 15.9 cm)
Type
financial records
invoices
Place made
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date
September 12, 1829
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 handwritten, single page is document is a payment request and receipt for W. Robert Hord for room and board provided by Mary R. Carter. The itemized accounting lists "Board of Lady, Self, Child, three (3) young ladies, and two (2) Servants." The total amount due came to ten (10) dollars and was payed in full September 12, 1829. The receipt is signed by Charles S. Carter for Mary R. Carter. The document is written in black ink and there are vertical red lines on the paper. There is no writing on the reverse.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Agriculture
Business
Cooking and dining
Finance
Slavery
Travel
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number
2011.104.78
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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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