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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

James Gillespie Birney Correspondence

Identifier: MS L34 Birney
Overview Published correspondence between the Hon. F. H. Elmore, one of the South Carolina delegation in Congress, and James G. Birney, one of the secretaries of the American Anti-slavery Society.
Dates: 1837-1838

James B. Currie Ledger

Identifier: MC 900
Scope and Content Note Account ledger kept by James B. Currie, Woodruff County, Arkansas, recording merchandise transactions, a tally of cotton picked by slaves, and sales receipts. Most of the inked entries are dated 1851-1852, with pencil additions made in the later 1860s. One laid in contract fragment appears to be a sharecropper agreement dated 1867. Some of the entries made in the Civil War years appear to be sales to Confederate officers.
Dates: 1851-1869

Grandison D. Royston Indenture

Identifier: MC 990
Scope and Content Note Bill of sale from William Wynn to Grandison B. Royston for the purchase of land and 60 slaves, March 17, 1836, in Lafayette County, Arkansas Territory.
Dates: 1836

Britten Ward Estate Records

Identifier: MC 669
Scope and Content Note Records of administration and distribution of estate, Chicot County.

Handwritten record of the administration of the estate of Britten Ward (died intestate April 1840) by Stokely Ward, including the bonding of Stokely Ward, inventory and appraisal of estate, sale of livestock, hiring out of slaves, payment of debts, and distribution of the estate among the heirs.
Dates: 1840-1843