Impressment was the policy of the Confederate government to seize slaves and other commodities to support South's war effort during the Civil War. In response slave owners would receive compensation for losing their slaves, as the case in this document. Here slave owner Jesse H. Part of it reads: compensation for his slave named Allen. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Paper".The seller is "jo-807112" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.