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Title: [Legal Valuation] 1814 Dec. 12, Natchez, [MS] [for] Col. Joseph Brown : a machine readable transcription of an image

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Date: December 12, 1814
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a valuation dated Dec. 12, 1814 done for Colonel Joseph Brown. It is evaluating the worth of the decedents of the slave, Sue, that was stolen from Brown's father in 1788 by the Cherokee Chief Cotetoy. These children and grandchildren, know as "Indian Negroes" were returned to Brown by Cotetoy in 1814.
Collection:Joseph Brown Papers

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the Valuation of the Indian Negroes & Expense of the trip to Natchez [added: misc. math problems]

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We the Undersigned being Calld [Called] on by Col. [Colonel] Joseph Brown to Value the following Negroes hav [have] agreed on the following Prices [unclear: annexed ] to Each of their names to wit —
Jenny 268.75 Lucy 268.75
Abernella 273.75 [unclear: Doucena ] 161.25
[unclear: Newchowce ] 213.75 OMiah 122.50
Watters 143.75 $ 552.50
Sanallacku 83.75 923.75
$ 923.75 Total $1476.25
and also being Calld [called] on to value a Boy of Col. [Colonel] Joseph Browns by the Name of Sanday hav [have] agreed that he is Worth $267 = 50 = which Boy has been Valued by request of Col. [Colonel] Brown for the purpos [purpose] of Sending him to the other [unclear: legalus ] in place of the two Children of Lucy Given Under Our hands this 12th Day of December 1814

P. N. Bocker Edmund Harriss Robert Camthens Ser. [Senior] Will Bradhaer

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