War Between the States

7 1/2 x 8 1/2, manuscript in ink.

List of lands, lots of grounds with their improvements, dwelling houses and Slaves owned by William Ross, on the first day of April 1815, lying and being within the first district of the State of Virginia, viz. in the County of Wythe- one farm lying on New River, known by the name of the Persimmon Bottom containing four hundred and forty acres, having thereon one dwelling house of wood, two stories high, 30 feet in length, by 20 feet in depth, one kitchen, one stable, one smoke house, and one corn crib- Valued at- $2,000.00. One old dwelling house.

Five Slaves of the following description:

Males: 1 over 12 and under 50 years
3 under 12 years

Females: 1 between 12 and 50 years- Valued at $1,150.00
$3,150.00

William Ross

Very fine, early Virginia slave document listing slave property and value.

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