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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 14, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House

RARE AMERICAN TELEGRAPH CO. SLAVE AGREEMENT FOR PURCHASE....This rare 1869 American Telegraph Co. transmission of $42,500.00 (Forty two thousand five hundred dollars and no cents) for negroes as per list. Could we only imagine how many slaves $42,000.00 would have purchased and how wealthy this person was at this time in history. Great American Telegraph Co. history and certainly a very rare slave document due to the purchase amount in 1869. A must have for your collection.

This document is framed and matted as pictured. The document measures 8"x5". The document is in a mylar that is taped to the matte which will not affect or damage the document, the document can easily be removed from the mylar.

Thanks so much for your interest and

$15.00 includes shipping and insurance.

No international shipping.