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    • Appraisal of the estate of James Ricks, January 21, 1860

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Court records; Slaves; Slaveholders; Ricks, James; Means, J. H.; Word, William; Dickinson, James; Ware, Jennison; Harris, Edward T.
    • Appraisal of the personal estate of James Ricks filed in Probate Court in Calhoun County, Arkansas. Property listed includes 14 slaves, livestock, farm equipment, and tools.
    • Petition by the executors of the estate of Edmund Townsend, 1854

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Court records; Slaves; Slaveholders; Townsend, Edmund; Townsend, John E.; Townsend, Samuel C.; Townsend, Thomas; Townsend, Wentworth R.; Johnson, Henrietta; Johnson, Robert; Parkes, L.;...
    • Petition by the executors of the estate of Edmund Townsend directing the disposition of two female slaves who are the daughters of the deceased.
    • Special mortgage on twenty two slaves by Francis Duplessis, 1839

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Slave bills of sale; Slaves; Slaveholders; Banks and banking; Mortgages; Bevin, Pierre; Duplessis, Francis; Dutton, John; Mazureau, Adolphe; Petit, Louis; West, John K.;
    • Special mortgage taken by Francis (Francois) Duplessis (b. 1786 in New Orleans) on twenty two slaves. This mortgage, held by the Union Bank of Louisiana, replaces a previous mortgage on thirty one slaves.
    • Bill of sale for slave of William B. Withers, January 18, 1858

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Slave bills of sale; Slaves; Slaveholders; Withers, John G.; Withers, W. B.; Sherrill, Elam A.
    • Bill of sale transferring ownership of an 11 year old boy named Dick from John G. Withers of North Carolina to William B. Withers (b. ca. 1821 in S. C.) for the sum of $710.
    • Inventory of slaves on the Jeffries Plantation, ca. 1851

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Slaves; Slaveholders; Property; Plantations;
    • Inventory of property possibly drawn up as part of the settlement of the estate related to the Jeffries Plantation. Inventory lists eighty slaves by first name arranged by families. Information regarding their ages, years of birth or death, and in...
    • Appraisal of the estate of William B. Stover, 1850

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Slaves; Slaveholders; Property; Stover, William B. (William Bradford), 1782-1850
    • Appraisal of the estate of William Bradford Stover (b. 24 June 1782 in S. C., d. 11 Nov. 1850 in Wilcox, Co., Alabama). Inventory of property includes 41 slaves, livestock, equipment, tools, furnishings, and other effects.
    • Letter to James Anderson from George Washington Parke Custis, June 26, 1806

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slaves; Slaveholders; Plantations; Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial (Va.); Anderson, James; Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857; Thornton, William, 1759-1828
    • Letter to James Anderson, manager of the White House Plantation from George Washington Parke Custis, the grandson of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, from Mt. Washington. The letter concerns the management of the properties, sale of livestock,...
    • Letter to Abraham. L. Pennock, June 18, 1845

    • Antislavery movements; London Yearly Meeting (Religious Society of Friends); Society of Friends; Quakers; Quaker abolitionists; Slavery--United States; Pennock, Abraham Liddon, 1786-1868; Dirkind, Alexander
    • Letter to Quaker abolitionist Abraham L. Pennock in Haverford, Pennsylvania from a fellow Quaker in England cautioning him about activism with Abolitionist societies in America. The correspondent also inquires about the availability of work and...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 071]

    • Bennitt, John; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt to his wife Charlotte, June 1, 1863. During this time, Bennitt works as a hospital surgeon and treats the wounded of the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He is reassigned to the 19th regiment, and is captured by...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 022]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, July 7, 1862, from Port Huron after leaving Ann Arbor, Michigan where he was enrolled in classes in the Department of Medicine and Surgery at the University of...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 183]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, October 30 and November 1, 1864. During this time, Bennitt describes the battles in Atlanta from the vantage point of the hospitals. The 20th Army Corps leaves Atlanta...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 052]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, February 1, 1863 During this time, Bennitt works as a hospital surgeon and treats the wounded of the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He is reassigned to the 19th...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 175]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, September 1, 1864. During this time, Bennitt describes the battles in Atlanta from the vantage point of the hospitals. The 20th Army Corps leaves Atlanta for Savannah....
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 199]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from surgeon John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his daughter Jennie, April 1?, 1865. During this time, Bennitt takes his medical exams in Cincinnati and visits his family in Centreville. He is sent to Charleston, South...

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