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Edmund Ruffin, Jr. Farm Journal, 1841-1843

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2003.64


  • 1841-1843

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Biographical / Historical

Edmund Ruffin, Jr. was a planter in Virginia. His father, Edmund Ruffin, Sr., was an enslaver and planter who authored pro-slavery and pro-seccessonist writings in the lead up to the Civil War.


.25 Linear Feet

Related Materials

Other farm journals of Edmund Ruffin, Jr. are in the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina.
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