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Bill of sale from Malachy Salter, Jr. to James Dalton for an enslaved person, 14 November 1749

Bill of sale from Malachy Salter, Jr. to James Dalton for an enslaved person, 14 November 1749
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Receipt for the sale of an enslaved boy from Malachy Salter, Jr. to Captain James Dalton, 14 November 1749. Dalton, who died in 1783, was a well-to-do shipmaster who settled in Boston and engaged in shipping, real estate, and mercantile pursuits. The present-day Congress Street in Boston was previously known as Dalton Street, where his residence was located.