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Employment Contract between Cornelia Brooks and F. C. Twyman

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00204

Scope and Contents

Contract between Cornelia Brooks and F.C. Twyman for hiring her son Frank for "the whole of the present year...Twyman agrees to give him for his services his necessary board tgether with one suit of summer & one suit of winter clothes & one pair of winter shoes and she the said Cornelia Brooks (coloured woman) binds herself to live with & work diligently and faithfully for said Twyman during the year - to do necessary housework, cooking...to do what she can to promote the general interest of said Twyman...on the following terms..."  Notarized with stamp by B. Herndon, Greene County [Virginia].  January 9, 1867.

Dates

  • 1867 January 9

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

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Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Creator

Title
Guide to the Employment Contract between Cornelia Brooks and F. C. Twyman
Date
2016-12-19
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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