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Lewis C. Robards collection

 Collection — Folder: S2661
Identifier: S2661
Scope and Contents This collection includes a breach of contract lawsuit filed by Lewis C. Robards against George M. Clarke in Fayette County, Kentucky on March 15, 1849. Drawn up by Harrison & Hunt, the lawsuit alleged that Clarke knowingly sold Robards a slave that was not of sound body. The legal document has additional notations regarding costs dated March and September 1850. The collection also includes the original August 19, 1848 bill of sale signed by Clarke.
Dates: 1848-1850

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  • Names: Clarke, George W. X