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Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:

Enslaved person named Ben hiring document

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16710
Content Description Document for the hire of an enslaved person named Ben, for $90.00 until December 25, 1852 possibly in Charlestown, West Virginia. Signed by John L. & W. N. Craighill. Docketed on the verso. The document specifies clothing to be furnished during the term of employment and requires the Craighills to return Ben with "a good wool hat, a blanket, a pair of winter shoes, two pair of home-made yarn stockings, one shirt, and a coat, waistcoat, and pants of good fulled-linsey, and pay his taxes."
Dates: 1851-12-29

Enslaved negro Ben hiring agreement

 Unprocessed — Folder: 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0017