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1 Title:   J. Young letter to Jonathan Burroughs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Young, J.  
  Dates:   1836 September 3  
The collection consists of one letter from J. Young (Rowan County, N.C.) to Jonathan Burroughs (Hawkinsville, Ga.) regarding the sale of an enslaved African American boy. It sheds light not only on the economic and human aspects of slavery in the Cotton Belt. It is valuable also on some of the problems of emigration from an older section of the South and settling in a new country.
  Identifier:   ms594  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Judy Smith Articles of Apprenticeship  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Peterson, J. L.  
  Dates:   1868 September 16  
The collection consists of one Article of Apprenticeship of the Atlanta Intelligencer Book and Job Office. Dated Georgia, Fulton County, September 16, 1868, J. L. Peterson has applied to have Judy Smith, a 10-year-old orphaned African-American girl "bound and apprenticed." The terms of the apprentiship include that Smith may not leave service or consent to marry until the end of her term at age 18 without permission. Peterson agrees to clothe, feed, and maintain Smith including medical attention, teaching her to read, and teaching her housekeeping and sewing.
  Identifier:   ms2484  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   William Stone estate administration document  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stone, Catharine Harris  
  Dates:   1860 January 12  
A document dated 1860 January 12 in Warren County, Georgia. It lists the property in the estate of William Stone, deceased. The following minor children of William Stone received joint shares of 38 African American enslaved people and also received sums of money: Cordelia A. - $717.51; Cassanda M. - $718.34; Ellafara B. - $1642.85; William J. - $1999.91; Martha B. - $823.86. The enslaved people are listed by name and age and include Amos, 22; Ebbin, 25; Jefferson, 17; John, 1; Saphronia, 12; Charity, 3; and Antinett, 8. The administrators of the estate were Isaac Harris and Catharine Stone. The document is signed (with "X") by Catharine Stone.
  Identifier:   ms2927  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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