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Newsom deed and farming journal

Newsom deed and farming journal

Descriptive Summary

Title: Newsom deed and farming journal
Creator: Newsom family
Inclusive Dates: after 1838
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (2 items)
Collection Number: ms630
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two items: a journal entitled "Plan. Experience of Farming of N. J. Newsom, 1885," pertaining to labor, fertilizer, fencing, mules, wages, and equipment involved in farming; deed signed in Washington County, Georgia, stating Joeday Newsom leaves two lots of "negroes" to his children, dated 1838. The reverse side contains valuation of the two lots of "negro slaves," and is dated 1843.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Newsom deed and farming journal, ms630, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Agriculture -- Planning
Enslaved persons -- Georgia
Plans (reports)
Slavery -- Georgia -- History.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Deed & farming journal