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Mumford, William

Receipt for 51 loaves of sugar; September 6, 1764

This document, dated September 6, 1764, is a receipt for 51 loaves of sugar purchased by the Browns from William Mumford and included in the cargo of the Sally. Produced by enslaved workers in the plantation colonies of the West Indies, this sugar would be used in Africa to procure more captives and, in turn, more sugar.