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Contract labor--Virginia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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...

Benjamin Pennybacker Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad132
Scope and Contents Kept by a merchant [of Rockingham County, Va. ?]. Mentions laborers at work, Shenandoah River Company stock and the hire of slaves.