Bond from Charles Crouch to Thomas Gadsden

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Signed by
Crouch, Charles W., American, 1807 - 1880
Gadsden, Thomas N., American, 1796 - 1871
Medium
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 13 3/4 × 8 1/2 in. (34.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type
bonds (negotiable instruments)
Place used
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
February 16, 1838
Description
This document records a bond of $1,854.50 from Charles Crouch to Thomas Gadsden dated February 16, 1838 in Charleston, South Carolina. The document is a pre-printed form with handwritten text written in ink. On the reverse of the document is handwritten text in black and blue ink and graphite details the payment of the bond with a notation that a new bond for $1,718.08 was given on July 16, 1839.
Topic
African American
American South
Business
Domestic slave trade
Slavery
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.174.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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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