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Jones County slave trade documents

Jones County slave trade documents

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jones County slave trade documents
Creator: Kitchens, Bose
Inclusive Dates: 1854-1863
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet 5 documents
Collection Number: ms4010
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jones County slave trade documents, ms4010, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Jones County (Ga.) -- Records and correspondence.
Slave records -- Georgia.
Slave trade -- Georgia.
Slavery -- Southern States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1slave trade documents