Two-page bill of sale between William Carson and Johnston D. Carson regarding the slaves Mary, Eliza, Charles, Clark, Seth, Jack, Charles, Mary, Ann, Susan, Louisa, Missouri, Bell, Jeff, and other unnamed slaves, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Two-page deed of gift between E. Pennington and his three daughters, wherein he gives to Lerisa Shanks the slave woman Mary, to Paulina H. Fisher the slave girl named Aggy, and to Martha Isabella Omsley the slave girl Ruth, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Four-page deed confirming the heir of John Morrison, namely Ezra Morrison, and regarding property that includes the slaves Dinah, Adam, Charlott, Wyatte, Frances Ann, Maria, James, Mary, Lewis, Dilrey [?], and Elizabeth, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Eight-page inventory of the estate of Robert Bryan, including furniture, livestock, farming crops, and the slaves Joe, Thornton, Jeff, George, Lilas, Oliver, Perry, Henry, Gilbert, Lewis, Robin, Ned, Philis, Rosanah, Winney, Nancy, Milly, Ellen, Mary, and five other unnamed slaves, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Two-page deed of manumission by Eliabeth Malery of Hanover County, Virginia, for her slaves George, David, John, and Mary. Witnessed by William Lambull, Henry H. Mallory, and Higgason King. Transcribed and sealed by court clerk William Pollard.
Four-page commissioner's report of the property of Isaac McRoberts, including the selling of land and the selling of the slaves named Sam, Fanny, Mary, Sarah, Harriet, Martha, Horace, and Edward, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Birth certificate of Benjamin, born May 15, 1801, to a 'Negro Woman Slave named Mary' belonging to New York City merchant James VanZandt. In final sentence, the word 'abandon' has been crossed out and replaced with 'retain,' so that it instead reads, 'which child I retain according to law.'