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1 Title:   Upson County (Ga.) inventories of deceased persons  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Upson County (Ga.)  
  Dates:   1835-1865  
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The collection consists of twenty-three manuscript inventories of deceased persons from Upson County, Georgia, from 1835-1865. Each inventory includes a list of the individual's possessions at the time of death and a record of their sale.
 
  Identifier:   ms3307  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Inventory of people enslaved by Henry Bourguin  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1779 December 11  
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The collection consists of a handwritten estate inventory created December 11, 1779, by Henry Bourguin's daughters. The inventory includes a list of the people enslaved by Bourguin, including name with approximate monetary value, and is divided into three columns showing the division of his estate by his three daughters.
 
  Identifier:   ms1205  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Stewart family of Clarke County (Ga.) papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stuart family  
  Dates:   1809-1837  
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The collection consists of an inventory of the estate of James Stuart; an account for sale of personal property of the estate of James Stewart; a bond for letters of administration for Samuel Stuart, Richard Stuart, Robert Fulwood, John Floyd on the estate of James Stuart; and a Guardian bond appointing Thomas Stewart guardian to Hannah Stewart and Kitty Stewart.
 
  Identifier:   ms2995  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Jefferson County, Georgia inventories and estate papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia. Inferior Court (Jefferson County)  
  Dates:   1800-1815  
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The collection consists of inventories and appraisements of estates and personal properties in Jefferson County, Georgia, dated 1800-1815. Among the people whose papers are included are: Adam Calhoon, Frederick Clem, James McDonald, William Parsons, Joseph G. Posner, and William Stevens. Various items listed are slaves, cattle, furniture, farming supplies, along with their monetary value and the person to whom they are signed.
 
  Identifier:   ms541  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Charity Reed estate inventory and appraisement  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Reed, Charity  
  Dates:   1863 August 26  
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The collection consists of an inventory and appraisement of a deceased person named Charity Reed. The document lists 40 items and their value, including a slave listed at $500. It was prepared and signed by attorney James W. Greene of Thomaston, Georgia on August 26, 1863.
 
  Identifier:   ms3812  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Paul H. Langdon papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Langdon, Paul H., 1826-  
  Dates:   1838-1864  
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The collection consists of an inventory of the estate of Elizabeth Sewall and four letters. Two letters are the correspondence of Paul H. Langdon: one to his fiancee (Elizabeth Sewall) regarding his chances of advancement, quotes from a diary he has found, and obtaining leave for their wedding; and one from Brigham Young concerning a mule that strayed from Fort Laramie and might show up in Salt Lake City. A third letter, addressing "My dear Susie", is not signed or dated, regards genealogy of Lagardee, and states that Anne Lagardee becomes Mrs. Joseph Clay. A final letter addressing "My dear cousin Sarah," was written by Thomas Cumming. The letter is dated August 18, 1838, written aboard United States Navy Ship Relief, the day it departed from Hampton Roads on an expedition to Rio de Janeiro to explore and describe the resources of the islands. The letter speaks of further orders to return through the North West Coast as far as the Columbia River, and to survey islands in the Pacific, Indian Ocean, South Seas, and the Coast of Japan.
 
  Identifier:   ms586  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   G. Dorsey estate vendue list  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Moore, William  
  Dates:   1808  
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The collection consists of a list of the sale of the effects of the late Mr. G. Dorsey, by his administratix Eliza Dorsey, and administrators, David Stewart and William Moore. The list gives buyer's names, articles bought and price. Instructions for the auction state that "minors, servants and slaves who may bid not to be noticed by the crier." Amounts under one dollar and thirty-three cents to be cash. Purchases over this amount to be allowed credit for 6 months. Total estate amounted to $228.10. Mr Dorsey may have been a blacksmith, for the most expensive item sold was: "1 pair Smith's bellows, and anvil and sledge - $40.00," also a quantity of old iron, wagon wheels, tongues, etc. were sold.
 
  Identifier:   ms863  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Documents related to slavery in Georgia and Virginia  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1831-1863  
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This collection contains legal documents related to slavery including estate appraisals and inventories, legal orders, and judgements from Georgia. It also includes a tax statement from Virginia.
 
  Identifier:   ms4259  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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