Plantation life--Southern States--History--19th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC 01785
Content Description Letter from Armistead Shelton to Virginia plantation owner Alan Womack concerning a dispute between a Shadrack, a man enslaved by Womack, and George, a man enslaved by Shelton. Part of the letter reads, "Shadrack and my George fout last Wednesday Morning, for which I think they both ought to be corrected as we cannot tell where it may end. I wish therefore your opinion in the case, you will please send me a line by... your opinion and what to do. I do not wish to part a Man and...
Dates: May 29, 1819
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af7
Scope and Contents
Kept by Eliza Jones of "Concord," Gloucester Co., Va. containing household and farm accounts, 1831-1843. Includes names of slaves and clothing purchased for them. 93 p. : bound volume ; 16 cm.
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af27
Scope and Contents Journal of work done on an unknown plantation, perhaps in Brunswick or Greensville County, Virginia, between January 3-June 16, 1853 and June 15-July 1, 1857. Notes on weather are given. The book includes an inventory of slaves in 1864 with their ages and in some cases their birth days recorded. There are inventories of livestock and implements, undated, but probably for 1853. There is a record of slave marriages for 1857 and births and deaths for 1857-1861, and a record of...