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Estate Record of Narcissa A. Harris


5 Nov 1864

We the Commissioners appointed by the Probate Judge to make a division of the Negroes belonging to the estate of Narcissa A. Harris and among heirs at law, after first levy duly sworn to make a just fair, and equitable division proceed to divide said slaves into four lots preserving family and making said lot as nearly equal as could well be made----.


Transcribers Note: The text above notes that Narcissa A. Harris wanted to preserve the family unit, therefore, it can be determined that each lot contained related family members, however, the exact relationship was not noted. 


Lot 1 was awarded to Wm L. Harris and embraces the following Slaves

Jim Man 16 yrs Valued at 4,000
Lotty Woman 57 yrs        " 800
Allen Man 48 yrs        " 2,750
Wright Man 45 yrs        " 3,000
        $10,550


To Sarah A. Wood lot No. 2 was awarded

Holland Woman 18 yrs Valued at 3,000
Maranda Woman 40 yrs        " 2,500
Anson Man 56 yrs        " 2,500
Simon Boy 8 yrs        " 1,000
        $9,000

To Peter C. Harris lot No. 3

Jack Man 40 yrs Valued at 3,500
Catharine Woman 24 yrs        " 4,000
Susan Girl 5 yrs        " 1,000
George Boy 7 yrs        " 1,000
Mack Man 20 yrs   $4,000
        $13,500

To Chls H. Harris lot No. 4

Elias Man 23 yrs Valued at 3,500
Annumas Man 46 yrs        " 3,000
Louisa Woman 15 yrs        " 3,000
        $9,500