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Children--United States--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Child's Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Co9
Scope and Contents

Commonplace book, 1802, of an unidentified child.

Mother to Children Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01513
Scope and Contents

Letter to children expressing sadness about their illness.

Thomas Y. Pass Letter Regarding Children Enslaved

 Collection — Small Collections Box 125, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01784
Content Description

January 28, 1857 letter written by Thomas Y. Pass to Alan Womack asking for instructions on what he should do with the enslaved children Womack left at his house. Pass writes that he does not want the children without their mother, and he has had "trouble enough" with them.

Content warning for derogatory language directed towards children enslaved, allusions to child abuse, mentions of buying and selling humans.