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J. Young letter to Jonathan Burroughs

J. Young letter to Jonathan Burroughs

Descriptive Summary

Title: J. Young letter to Jonathan Burroughs
Creator: Young, J.
Inclusive Dates: 1836 September 3
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms594
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. Young letter to Jonathan Burroughs, ms594, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Burroughs, Jonathan -- Correspondence
Child slaves -- Georgia.
Young, J. -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1836 September 3