An inventory in Virginia in 1643:
- a twenty-two-year old white servant, with eight years still to serve, was valued at 1000
pounds of tobacco.
- a "Negro boy" was valued at 3000 pounds
- a white boy with seven years to serve was listed as worth 700 pounds
- an eight-year-old Negro girl was calculated to be worth 2000 pounds
compiled from Out of Our Past by Carl N. Degler (p.31)