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Freedmen labor contracts

Freedmen labor contracts

Descriptive Summary

Title: Freedmen labor contracts
Creator: United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
Inclusive Dates: 1868
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (2 contracts)
Collection Number: ms4086
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

Collection includes two Freedmen's Bureau labor contracts. First contract shows hire of freedmen John Papur and James ward at $75/month and freedwoman Martha Andams at $40/month by Julius M. Binel. Second contract is a sharecropper agreement between Donald Graham and freedmen Thomas Parks, Silas Armstrong, Emma Armstrong Soloman King, Geoge Washington, and Jack Fletcher.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Freedmen labor contracts, ms4086, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African Americans -- History.
Contracts -- Georgia.
Freedmen -- Georgia.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Georgia.
Sumter County (Ga.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Freedmen labor contracts, 1868