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Slavery -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Bill of Sale for Spencer, an Enslaved Boy

Identifier: MC 2460
Scope and Content Note Bill of sale for Spencer, a 15-year-old enslaved boy, and the current crops of James D. Morrisett of Hempstead County, Arkansas, to Benjamin J. H. Gaines of Washington County, Arkansas. The sale is described as being for the financial benefit of Fanny B. Morrisett.
Dates: May 19, 1862

Bradley County (Arkansas) Estate Sale of Slaves

Identifier: MC 1141
Scope and Content Note Official account, signed by County Clerk W. H. Wheeler, listing the names of nine slaves belonging to the estate of James. T. Bragg, the names of the persons purchasing, and the price paid.
Dates: 1860

Carrigan Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1458
Scope and Content Note The Carrigan Family Papers consists of correspondence, diaries, account books, photographs, and other papers of the family and relations of Alfred Holt Carrigan and Mary Elizabeth Moore Carrigan. It also includes genealogical materials pertaining to the families of Alfred Holt Carrigan’s parents, the Carrigans and the Holts, as well as similar materials pertaining to the families of Mary Elizabeth Moore Carrigan’s parents, the Moores and the Bethells. The collection includes antebellum property...
Dates: 1778-2001

Isaac S. Dial Slave Bill of Sale

Identifier: MC 2289
Scope and Content Note Bill of sale for a 23-year-old enslaved man, Abraham, from Isaac S. Dial of Kaufman County, Texas to Hugh Dial, also of Kaufman.
Dates: January 30, 1859

Badgett Family Papers

Identifier: MC 133
Scope and Content Note The material consists primarily of letters to and from members of the Badgett family in Caswell County, North Carolina, and in Jefferson, Texas. The letters pertain to the slave trade, farming, impressions and observations of Thomas J. Badgett while he was a student at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and at the University of Pennsylvania (events include the execution of John Brown), the Civil War, and conditions and events in Texas following the Civil War. Other papers include a Confederate States...
Dates: 1843-1877

Thomas E. Jordon Research Paper

 Collection — Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 8: [Barcode: 35129217141163]
Identifier: MC 1163
Scope and Content Note Jordon prepared the research paper, titled The Collection of Ex-Slave Narratives in Little Rock by the Federal Writer's Project, for the F. Hampton Roy History Award competition sponsored by the Pulaski County (Arkansas) Historical Society.
Dates: 1992

Slavery Documents

Identifier: MS SL4
Scope and Content Note Bills of sale and other documents pertaining to the sale, purchase, and manumission of slaves in Fort Smith and Van Buren, Arkansas and in Louisiana, South Carolina, and Texas.
Dates: 1826-1857