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African Children in the Estate of James Mackie, Charleston, SC, 1806

The estate inventory of James Mackie of Charleston, SC, dated 28 Feb 1806, includes eleven African children. We invite you to contribute to this page. 

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"Inventory of the Effects of James Mackie Deceased 28 Feby 1806

One African boy about sixteen years of age valued at two hundred fifty dollars  $250

Eleven African children from the age of 7 to 10 years valued at one hundred and thirty doll. $130

John Everingham     John Howard     S.W. Moore Junr."


  • Charleston, SC
  • 28 Feb 1806

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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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This remarkable collection contains the name of every slave ever listed in a surviving estate inventory for Charleston, SC from colonial times to Emancipation. Many of the post-Civil War inventories list the names of former slaves as well. You can volunteer to help index this FREE collection, to make the records searchable.

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Created: January 14, 2011 · Modified: January 14, 2011

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