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Series I: Contract

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Indentured servant contract between the Duke of Chandos and one George Harvey, 1761 MS 171



Title: Indentured servant contract between the Duke of Chandos and one George Harvey
Dates: 1761
Abstract: The holding consists of an Indentured Servant Contract between the Duke of Chandos and one George Harvey, a parchment document, approximately 23 x 29 inches in size, in English and dated 1761, setting forth the terms of the indenture.
Identification: MS 171
Quantity: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical / Historical

The Duke of Chandos as featured in this 1761 indentured slave contract may have been Henry Brydges, 2nd Duke of Chandos (1708-1771) or James Brydges, 3rd Duke of Chandos (1731-1789). No further information is available for Mr. George Harvey.

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Scope and Contents

The holding consists of an Indentured Servant Contract between the Duke of Chandos and one George Harvey, a parchment document, approximately 23 x 29 inches in size, in English and dated 1761, setting forth the terms of the indenture.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material should be facilitated through the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

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Index Terms

contracts
Slave trade
Slavery

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Indentured servant contract between the Duke of Chandos and one George Harvey, 1761, MS 171, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift from Mr. Ben Wise, at the time a graduate student in History at Rice University.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Contract

Folder
1 Indentured servant contract, 1761
0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

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