Sale of Slaves in the Estate of Robert M. Allen, Charleston, SC, 1840

Sale of Slaves in the Estate of Robert M. Allen, Charleston, SC, 1840

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Sale of Enslaved Ancestors in the Estate of Robert M. Allen, Charleston, SC, 1840

  • Charleston, SC

On 30 Jan 1840, auctioneers Condy & Allen sold 40 enslaved ancestors in the estate of Richard M. Allen of Charleston, SC. The record of the sale lists the names of purchasers, and those they purchased.

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Names of purchasers and those they purchased were:

Melichamp:

· Jack - Slave

· Eve - Slave

· William - Slave

· Beck - Slave

· Charity - Slave

· Lydia - Slave

· Doll- Slave

· Betsey - Slave

· Minda - Slave

· Peggy - Slave

· Abby - Slave

· Polly - Slave

· Old Nancy - Slave

· Betty - Slave

· Will - Slave

· Sharper - Slave

· Jeffrey - Slave

· Jane - Slave

S G Barker:

· Pippin - Slave

· Mary - Slave

· Silvia

· Befs - Slave

· Charlotte - Slave

Isaac P Doze:

· Peter - Slave

· Binky - Slave

· Jacob - Slave

· Martha - Slave

· Peter - Slave

· Castelu - Slave

Carl Watkins:

· Elsey - Slave

· Peter - Slave

J C Coachman:

· Rachel - Slave

· Charles - Slave

A J White:

· George - Slave

· John - Slave

· Jim - Slave

A Rantin:

· Jack - Slave

John Stent:

· Daniel - Slave

Mrs S Allen:

· Sam - Slave

Jim Johnson:

· Jeseph - Slave

Bills of Sale for Estate of Robert M. Allen

    The following bills of sale are among the holdings of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History:

    Series: S213003

    Volume: 005W

    Page: 00134

    Item: 000

    Date: 3/5/1840

    Description: CONDY, THOMAS D. AND RICHARD ALLAN, EXORS. OF ROBERT M. ALLAN TO STILES MELLICHAMP, BILL OF SALE FOR 18 SLAVES.

    Names indexed: ABBY (SLAVE); ALLAN, RICHARD; ALLAN, ROBERT M.; BECK (SLAVE); BETSEY (SLAVE); BETTY (SLAVE); CHARITY (SLAVE); CONDY, THOMAS D.; DOLL (SLAVE); EVE (SLAVE); JACK (SLAVE); JEAN (SLAVE); JEFFREY (SLAVE); LYDIA (SLAVE); MELLICHAMP, STILES; MINDA (SLAVE); OLD NANCY (SLAVE); PEGGY (SLAVE); POLLY (SLAVE); SHARPER (SLAVE); WILL (SLAVE); WILLIAM (SLAVE)

    Document type: BILL OF SALE

    Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED

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    Series: S213003

    Volume: 005W

    Page: 00121

    Item: 000

    Date: 2/14/1840

    Description: CONDY, THOMAS D. AND RICHARD ALLAN, EXORS. OF ROBERT M. ALLAN TO JOHN STENT, BILL OF SALE FOR A SLAVE NAMED DANIEL, A CARPENTER.

    Names indexed: ALLAN, RICHARD; ALLAN, ROBERT M.; CONDY, THOMAS D.; DANIEL (SLAVE); STENT, JOHN

    Locations:

    Document type: BILL OF SALE

    Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED; SLAVES, SKILLED

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    Condy & Allen made another sale from the estate of Robert M. Allen on 25 Feb 1840:

    Series: S213003

    Volume: 005W

    Page: 00128

    Item: 000

    Date: 2/25/1840

    Description: CONDY, THOMAS D., EXOR. OF ROBERT M. ALLAN TO DR. RICHARD ALLAN, BILL OF SALE FOR A MULATTO SLAVE NAMED GEORGE, A CARPENTER, A MULATTO SLAVE NAMED JOHN, ALSO A CARPENTER AND HIS SON NAMED JIM, A MUSTEE. 

    Names indexed: ALLAN, RICHARD; ALLAN, ROBERT M.; CONDY, THOMAS D.; GEORGE (SLAVE); JIM (SLAVE); JOHN (SLAVE)

    Locations:

    Document type: BILL OF SALE

    Topics: MULATTOES; SLAVES, NAMED

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