Invoice for weaving and the hiring of an enslaved woman, Philice

Active selection in cart:
This handwritten, single page document is an accounting for money due J Taylor by Mrs Apphia Rouzee for weaving services and the hiring of an enslaved woman, Philice. The accounting itemizes weaving of pieces of cloth, a blanket furnished to "your girl," and the hiring of Philice, for the years 1805, 1806, and 1807. On the reverse is written, "A/C Mrs A Rouzee with Jesse Taylor." Both sides are written in black ink. Date: 1800s. Record ID: nmaahc_2011.104.68.

Free public domain image

To download this free image, please register (this takes just 30 seconds) or log in.

Video guide

This is one of 1,379,735 free hi-res public domain images, selected from major public collections to complement the Look and Learn archive, and to save you time and money. Typically, it may be used for any purpose, but users should check the precise terms and satisfy themselves that the intended use will not infringe the rights of any third party.

Buy products

You can buy personalised gifts, including t-shirts, tote bags and mousemats, featuring this image from our print partner, Zazzle:

Choose productsPictorial Museum book

Can we help?

Look and Learn is one of the world’s leading sources of historical and cultural images for personal and commercial use. Feel free to contact us with any questions or requests.