John Mallory bill of sale
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John Mallory bill of sale

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Mallory, John.
Title: John Mallory bill of sale
Dates: 1845
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1368

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available on John Mallory.

Robert Habersham was a planter and merchant in Savannah, Georgia, owning several well-known plantations in the area. His family was heavily involved in the founding, establishment, and growth of the city.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of one document, a bill of sale for a slave named Henry. The sale is from John Mallory to Robert Habersham. The transaction occurred in Savannah, Georgia on December 3, 1845. Henry was nineteen years old and was sold for $550.00 dollars.

Index Terms

Bills of sale.
Habersham, Robert, 1783-1870.
Mallory, John.
Slave trade--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Donor acquired material from the St. Augustine (Florida) Historical Society.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], John Mallory bill of sale, MS 1368, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Middle Georgia Archives, Washington Memorial Library, 1988.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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1Item 1: Bill of sale, 1845