A payment voucher consisting of a one page document with embossed lettering and handwriting in black ink on both sides. The text begins with "Hartford March 20, 1783" and concerns payment to the Revolutionary War soldier Prince Simbo.
The payment voucher appears to have been filled out by Eleazer Wales on behalf of Prince Simbo. A mark appears with "his" above it and "mark" below it, and "Prince" to the left and "Simbo" to the right of it. Wales' signature appears to the bottom left of the type.
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Created by: Eleazer Wales, American, 1732 - 1794
Subject of: Prince Simbo, American, ca. 1737 - 1810
Object number: 2009.14.8
Date: March 20, 1783
Medium: ink on paper
Dimensions: H x W: 6 1/2 x 8 in. (16.5 x 20.3 cm)
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Classification: Slavery and Freedom Objects
Classification: Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Credit Line: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Place made: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights: public domain