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Estate Inventory of Catharine Cleveland, Charleston, SC, 1860

The estate inventory of Free African American Catharine Cleveland of Charleston, SC, filed in 1860, includes land in Berkeley County, SC and shares in capital stock. We invite you to contribute to this page.

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Estate Inventory of Catharine Cleveland, Charleston, SC, 1860

Charleston, SC

"Inventory of the Goods and Chattels rights & credits belonging to the estate of Catharine Cleveland a free person of colour so far as known to John Cleveland Qualified Executor a free person of Colour 

Twenty Shares (subdivided) in the capital stock of the State Bank of Charleston being a subdivision under a rule of said Bank of the five old shares formerly held in Testator's name and purchased on Feb 8, 1836 of [illegible] par value each share 25

A tract of land in St. Johns Berkley [sic] containing about [blank] acres

John Cleveland

Additional assets belonging to the estate of Catharine Cleveland under the following certificate of Bank Stock which said executor claims to be his own property being purchased with his own funds and the certificate taken in the name of John Cleveland atty Catharine Cleveland (viz) Six Shares in the capital stock of the State Bank held in the name of John Cleveland Atty of Catharine Cleveland par value each share 25 Total value 150.00

Filed 2 January 1860 John Cleveland"

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This document was digitized as part of a collaborative effort between Footnote, Lowcountry Africana, the South Carolina Department of Archives and History and FamilySearch, to digitize all surviving Charleston, SC Estate Inventories, 1732-1872 and Bills of Sale, 1773-1872, for a FREE Footnote collection.

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