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William Murrell collection

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030058105]
Identifier: MS-HUT-021
Collection consists of four bills of sale for the purchase of slaves in Sumter county (1806-1829) and 1 holographic map of Stateburg displaying Murrell's property. Also in the collection are two sheets of accounts showing transactions between a Stateburg merchant, John Macnair, and a trading company in London (1785, 1789)


  • 1785, 1789, 1806-1829


General Physical Description note

7 items

Use Restrictions

All access to this collection is unrestricted


0.1 Cubic Feet (7 items)

Biographical Note

William Murrell resided in Stateburg, Sumter County, South Carolina (fl.1806-1829). Murrell, a slaveholder, owned land in Stateburg that bordered an estate owned by merchant John Macnair.

General Physical Description note

7 items

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA