May 26th, 1917.
West New Brighton, L.I.
Was much disappointed to miss you at Mrs. Stockwell’s when I ran over at breakfast time Thursday morning, as I had a bee in my bonnet which I wished to put in your...
Slaves--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York
Receipt for the sale of "a certain black man named Joe" from Joseph Houston, Junior, and Charles J. Guion of New York City to Peter G. Hart. Document specifies that after a period of four years, Joe will be freed. Signed by witness Benjamin Hart.