|Deed of sale of slave-woman and child, Edgecombe County,|
North Carolina, 1829. [NLS shelfmark: H.S.632 (3)]
Regarding the document above, the NLS site reads: "This document states that planter Theophilus Parker, having sucessfully bid $278, owns Lettice, and her child Whinny. Children born into slavery often were separated from their mothers. While it is recorded that Parker's sons entered the Confederate States Army, the fate of Lettice and Whinny is unknown."