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1 Title:   John C. Reid letter to Judge Thomas W. Thomas  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Reid, John C. (John Coleman), 1824-  
  Dates:   1857 August 17  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated Philomath, Georgia, August 17, 1857, Judge Thomas, from John C. Reid, regarding the suppression of illegal traffic of African Americans in and near Philomath, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms3534  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Agenoria (ship) records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Agenoria (Brig)  
  Dates:   1797-1798  
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The collection consists of records of the slave ship Agenoria, 1797-1798. The volume records the sale of sixty-seven enslaved people brought from Africa to Savannah, Georgia, and includes the number and gender of enslaved people sold, to whom they were sold, price paid, and the auction of remainder. Additional entries contain itemized accounts of expenses for food, clothing, nursing, and selling the enslaved people.
 
  Identifier:   ms2114  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Indenture transferring four enslaved people  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Richmond County (Ga.)  
  Dates:   1833 December 28  
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The collection consists of one indenture: made December 28, 1833, in Richmond County, Georgia, between Samuel Hicks of Columbia County, Georgia, and James G. Stallings of Richmond County, Georgia, for payment of 200 dollars for four enslaved people whose names were Henry, Elsy, Dinah, and Jim.
 
  Identifier:   ms2369  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   John Hall family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hall, John  
  Dates:   1806-1958  
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The collection consists of correspondence, wills and deeds, and accounts of various family members. There are numerous accounts of the settlement of the John Hall estate, of which James M. Hall was executor. Of special interest are the bills of sale for enslaved people, freedmen contracts, and plantation overseer accounts. The accounts show the growth of the plantation, including purchase of enslaved people and supplies and land, operation of a sawmill, sales of cotton, and labor dealings with the Georgia Penitentiary after the Civil War. There is also a Civil War letter from John W. Shinholster on April 23, 1863 from his camp near Port Hudson, Louisiana.
 
  Identifier:   ms3667  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Jones County slave trade documents  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kitchens, Bose  
  Dates:   1854-1863  
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The collection consists of documents regarding slave trade. One letter documents the sale of a enslaved man named Amos from Boze Kitchens of Sumter County to John Humphries of Jones County, Georgia. A group of three documents details the dispute of a transfer of slaves from Jones County, Georgia to Mississippi in the settlement of a debt. Included is a letter from A.H. Broach to his brother Calvin asking him to take care in the sale or resale of his former enslaved man, Peter.
 
  Identifier:   ms4010  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Affidavits regarding importation and sale of enslaved people  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Savannah (Ga.)  
  Dates:   1801 July 3, August 26  
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The collection consists of two affidavits regarding the importation and sales of enslaved people. Sworn and sealed July 3, 1801, Camden County, Georgia, signed "David Garvin", the first affidavit respects the sale of six enslaved people (delivered in the year 1799) to John Kinnard [sic]. The second affidavit (3 pages in length) dated August 26, 1801, Savannah, consists of testimony of Savannah slave traders Hector Mitchell and Mr. Gairdner, who swore that "sometime in the year [1797] a parcel of [thirty-six enslaved people] was picked up at sea." Mitchell and Gairdner, agents for John and James McBurney, the fugitives' owners, had the runaways put in jail; an ordinance of the Savannah city council arranged their sale to David Garvin. This statement goes on to mention that John Kinnard is now the legal owner of six of the [thirty-six enslaved people] named in the earlier affidavit of July 3.
 
  Identifier:   ms2599  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Felix Hargrett collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hargrett, Felix  
  Dates:   1739-1964  
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The collection consists primarily of letters, but also includes reports, petitions, furloughs, receipts, depositions, indentures, court orders, soldier tickets, payrolls, invoices, notes, statements, land orders, and certificates. The collection documents the Colony of Georgia, slavery, the Confederacy, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. There is a large amount of material about the Nitre and Mining Bureau of the Confederacy, Georgia Home Insurance Company, and Nathaniel A. Pratt.
 
  Identifier:   ms302  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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