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David Crenshaw Barrow Sr. family papers

David Crenshaw Barrow Sr. family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: David Crenshaw Barrow Sr. family papers
Creator: Barrow family
Inclusive Dates: 1817-1915
Bulk Dates: 1850-1883
Language(s): English
Extent: 3.8 Linear Feet (9 document boxes, 1 half box)
Collection Number: ms69
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

David Crenshaw Barrow Sr. (1815-1899) was a planter who resided in Oglethorpe County and Athens, Georgia. He married Sarah Pope (d. 1855), daughter of Middleton Pope. Their children included David Crenshaw, James Middleton Pope, Thomas A., Clara Elizabeth, Ella Patience (Spalding), and Lucy M. (Cobb).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of the David Crenshaw Barrow Sr. family of Lexington, Oglethorpe County, Georgia from 1817-1915. The papers include mainly correspondence, financial records, and diaries. The earliest records consist mostly of receipts and accounts of David Crenshaw Barrow, Sr. and Middleton Pope. The bulk of the correspondence (1850-1883) is between Barrow and his children David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr.; Ella Patience Barrow (Spalding); James Barrow; Lucy M. Barrow (Cobb); Middleton Pope Barrow; and Thomas A. Barrow. Some of James Barrow's correspondence was written while a cadet at West Point and then later during the Civil War serving first in Cobb's Legion in Virginia and later in the 64th Georgia Infantry Regiment in Florida. There is also an interesting set of correspondence (ca. 1850-1868) to Barrow from overseers at his plantations in Oglethorpe and Decatur Counties, Georgia; letters relating to his investment in a Florida salt works during the Civil War; and letters from John H. Lumpkin and William McKinley regarding the secession of Georgia.

The collection also includes diaries (1851-1852, 1856-1858, 1876, 1879) of David Crenshaw Barrow, Sr. mostly detailing farm and family life and diaries (1868, 1875) of Clara E. Barrow discussing school and social activities.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged chronologically within each record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

David Crenshaw Barrow Sr. family papers, ms69, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 July 6.

General Notes

Donated by Randolph Spaulding via E. Merton Coulter in 1959.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Barrow, David C., Jr. (David Crenshaw), 1852-1929
Barrow, Middleton Pope, 1839-1903
Confederate States of America. Army. Cobb's Legion. Cavalry Battalion
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 64th
Decatur County (Ga.)
Diaries.
Enslaved persons -- Georgia
Enslaved persons -- Georgia
Farm management -- Georgia.
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Lexington (Ga.)
Lumpkin, John H. (John Henry), 1812-1860
McKinley, William H.
Men -- Georgia -- Diaries.
Oglethorpe County (Ga.) -- History.
Plantation life -- Georgia.
Plantation overseers
Pope, Middleton, 1794-1850
Secession -- Georgia.
Slavery.
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Women -- Georgia -- Diaries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Correspondence



By date

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11Correspondence, receipts, medical bills, 1817-1849
Includes correspondence with Middleton Pope, Pope Barrow, George F. platt, Thomas Spalding, John Lumpkin. Receipts for general purchases including clothing and food, medical services for the Barrow family and enslaved population. Bill of Sale for an enslaved 8-year old boy named Sam.
Bill of sale for an enslaved boy named Sam (8), 1844
Receipt for medical care for the Pope family and enslaved population, 1843
Invoice for medical care for the Pope family and enslaved population, 1848
12Correspondence, receipts, 1850-1851
Includes receipts for general household needs, correspondence regarding Blowing Cave plantation, letter from Middleton Pope, bills of sale for enslaved people, letter from George Neal regarding the burning of his shop and accusing Aleck an enslaved man
Bill of sale for an enslaved boy named Peter (12), 1850
Bill of sale for an enslaved boy named Frank (17), 1850
Bill of sale for two enslaved women named Emily (20) and Adaline (20), 1850
Letter from George Neal to David Barrow regarding the accusation of an enslaved man named Aleck committing arson, 1851
Bill for the jailing of an enslaved man named Henry in Habersham County, 1850
13Correspondence, receipts, 1852
Includes letters about land and gins, receipts for general household items, cotton bale accounts, bill of sale for an enslaved man named Ellick
Bill of sale for an enslaved man named Ellick, 1852
14Correspondence, receipts, 1853
Includes land deeds; receipts for general goods, guano, and bales of cotton; correspondence with family and tradesmen
15Correspondence, 1854
Includes letter from George Lumpkin regarding the family health including typhoid fever, cholera, and St. Anthony's Fire; receipts for cotton bales and general goods; bill of sale for enslaved 9-year old girl named Martha; letter from Robert Toombs
Bill of sale for an enslaved girl named Martha (9), 1854
Tax list for land, stock, carriage, buggy and 93 enslaved people, 1854
16Correspondence, receipts, 1855
Includes letter from James A. Booth regarding being an overseer; letters from H. H. Parks, Abbie Pope, George Lumpkin; receipts for sale of fodder, corn, barley in Atlanta and Athens; receipts for household goods
Statement from George Lumpkin regarding feeding those enslaves, 1855
Tax list for land, stock, furniture, carriages, buggies and enslaved people, 1855
17Correspondence, receipts, 1856
Includes a letter from John B. Lamar about feelings in the North against the South; letters from Middleton Pope Barrow and others from the University of Georgia; letters from George Hicks regarding an organ; letter regarding the sale of an enslaved woman Matilda and her child so that she may live with her husband; cotton sales
Letter from W. R. Wright regarding the sale of an enslaved woman named Matilda and her child to be with her husband Tom, 1856
18Correspondence, receipts, 1857
Includes general and cotton receipts, various letters
19Correspondence, receipts, 1858
Includes various letters, information on land, letters to Lucy Pope, cotton bales sales, subscription to Godey's Lady's Book
110Correspondence, receipts, 1859 January-June
Includes various letters, letters from Middleton Pope Barrow, grocery and cotton recipts, wages to overseer, letter from L.G. Childs regarding preaching to enslaved population, letters regarding enslaved people stealing property, letters regarding war in Europe, certificate for Bounty Land for service in the Florida War, state aid, letter from overseer James Finley regarding Blowing Cave and two enslaved men named Ben and George, letter regarding measles
Letter from W. S. Rackley (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow accusing enslaved people of theft, 1859
Letter from James Filey (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow regarding two enslaved men, Ben and George, being accused of theft, 1859
111Correspondence, receipts, 1859 July-December
Includes letters regarding David Barrow's election to the state senate, receipts, cotton, letters from John Norris and T.R.R. Cobb, letters from Poullain, Jennings, & Co.
112Correspondence, receipts, 1860 January-April
Includes various letters, letters from John Norris; cotton; receipts from Poullain, Jennings & Co; letter regarding Thomas A. Barrow's poor work at UGA; letter from John B. Lamar regarding the Milledgeville and Charleston Conventions; letter from John A. Cobb; letter from overseer James Filey regarding a runaway slave; letter from overseer James Spratlin about shooting an enslaved man named Calvin
Letter from James Filey (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow regarding Mr. Rackley accusing him of harboring a runaway, 1860
Letter from James Spratlin regarding shooting an enslaved man named Calvin, 1860
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21Correspondence, receipts, 1860 May-October
Includes various letters and receipts, Charleston Convention, land purchases, Democratic State Convention and John C. Breckinridge campaign, typhoid fever
Letter from R. P. Adams to David C. Barrow regarding renting or buying a house; mentions bringing two enslaved people named Ben and Dave to town, 1860
22Correspondence, receipts, 1860 November-December
Includes various letters, cotton, mentions of "disunion", dissolving the Union, and Lincoln election, Avenel plantation, letter regarding medical care for an enslaved man, letter from John B. Lamar about seceding
Letter from Thomas A. Barrow to David Barrow discussing the plantation and mentions that an enslaved person named Mingo ran away, 1860
Letter from Mary R. Slaton, widow of Dr. Slaton, requesting that Barrow pay for the medical services provided to an enslaved man who "had his hands taken off sawing", 1860
23Correspondence, receipts, 1861
Includes various letters many political; numerous letters from James Barrow about resigning from West Point, requesting an enslaved servant named Clark, and serving in the military; medical bill for services to enslaved population; cotton and hogs; war letters discussing organizing companies, uniforms and feeding soldiers; letters from plantations; insurrection movement among enslaved; James Barrow from Fort Pulaski
Letter from James Barrow (Augusta Arsenal) to his father regarding sending an enslaved man either Clark or Riley, 1861
Letter from Dr. Landrum to David Barrow regarding medical care including for an enslaved woman named Patience, 1861
Letter from J. H. Taylor to Mr. Barrow regarding insurrection among the enslaved population and naming two enslaved men Isreal and Wesley, 1861
Letter from J. H. Taylor to David Barrow regarding an enslaved man named Peter who refused to be whipped, 1861
24Correspondence, receipts, 1862
Includes Pope, James, and Thomas Barrow at Camp Marion, Petersburg, and Martinsburg; letters from the front; corn, salt and salt works, and cotton; hurricane in Camilla; letter from Lindsey Jack about overseers; James Jewel inquiring about jobs in the gun manufacturing plant in Athens; letter from cousin James Barrow about his sone having leg amputated and being a prinsoner; vaccination against small pox; letter regarding the draft; and various other correspondents.
Letter from James Filey (Camilla) to David C. Barrow about hurricane destruction, mentions enslaved men Joe and Sam, and Mr. Cox wanting lumber for "Negro houses", 1862
Letter from James Filey (Camilla) to David C. Barrow regarding vaccinating the enslaved population against small pox and whipping an enslaved man named Sam, 1862
25Correspondence, receipts, 1863 January-September
Includes letters from the front, deaths in the war, conscription exemption of overseers; corn, salt, sugar, hogs, syrup, and cotton; explosion at the steam mill in Camilla; small pox and vaccination; Genl Howell Cobb about corn and mules; and other correspondents.
Letter from R. S. Taylor to David Barrow regarding the price of crushed sugar and hiring out an enslaved man, 1863
Letter from James Filey (Camilla) to David Barrow regarding an explosion at the mill, conscription and two enslaved men named Joe and Sam, 1863
26Correspondence, receipts, 1863 October-December
Includes letters about the war; corn, salt works; letter from Ro. Cornilius Robson regarding purchasing an enslaved woman; letter from cousin James Barrow about his son's amputation in the war; information regarding overseers; all of the enslaved sent to the salt works ran away; petition for W. D. Sullivan (teacher) to be exempt from army; other correspondents.
Letter from Ro. Cornilius Robson to David C. Barrow regarding purchasing an enslaved seamstress, mentions possibly purchasing an enslaved woman named Maria, 1863
Letter to David C. Barrow about hogs and corn, mentions two sick enslaved people named Peter and Elizar, 1863
Letter from Stancel Barwick to John A. Cobb regarding the enslaved workers at the salt works running away and one enslaved man named Willes died, 1863
27Correspondence, receipts, 1864
Includes examination of D. C. Barrow finding him unfit for military service; letters about the war and battles; salt works; overseer Baker Daniel; death of James Barrow; conscription of overseers; corn and cotton; letter discussing the Union troops destroying General Cobb's plantation in Baldwin County
Letter from B. H. Pope to Mr. Barrow regarding the war and Hardee's Signal Corps; mentions wanting to buy the enslaved wife of "one of my boys", 1864
Letter from James Spratlin regarding the plantation and mentioning that an enslaved man named Munrow has been leaving to visit his wife without permission, 1864
Letter from Baker Daniel regarding the hogs and mentioning the enslaved people Tom, Calvin, and Handy, 1864
Letter from L. Jacks to David Barrow regarding the salt works and an enslaved man named Alen, 1864
Affidavit regarding plantation overseer Baker Daniel who oversees 70 enslaved people, 1864
Letter from Baker Daniel to Mrs. Pope regarding sending an enslaved man named Reubin to help get shingles and cloth for coats for the enslaved people, 1864
Letter M. A. Linton to Col. David Barrow about hiring his cook an enslaved woman named Jane, 1864
Letter from J. H. Gat[?] to David Barrow about paying for hiring an enslaved man, 1864
Letter from John Boatright to David C. Barrow regarding Peru and Bolling Brook plantations; concern over the lack of overseers, 1864
Letter from Baker Daniel to David Barrow about the plantation and mentioning several enslaved people Peter, Rubin, Luke, and Joe, 1864
Letter from Pope Barrow to Maj. Genl. Henry C. Wayne requesting that overseer George Davis be exempted from military service; request disapproved, 1864
28Correspondence, receipts, 1865 January-March
Includes letters from Lucy Barrow Cobb, Pope Barrow; salt works; letter from Emma May fleeing Sherman's path; corn; letter from cousin James Barrow about all his sons and sons-in-law killed and having to care for all the orphaned children; letters regarding rasing regiment of "Negro troops"
Letter J. T. Stone to Mr. Barrow regarding sending a sick enslaved man named Cyrus home, 1865
Letter from R. E. Kilcrease to David C. Barrow regarding an enslaved woman named Anna buying her freedom, 1865
Letter from Pope Barrow to David Barrow regarding the work at Blowing Cave and the salt works; mentions the possibility of "raising a regiment of negro troops" , 1865
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31Correspondence, receipts, 1865 April-August
Includes family letters; corn; salt works; Pope taken prisoner but being paroled; Lucy Cobb Institute; freedmen gatherings and activities
32Correspondence, receipts, 1865 September-December
Includes family letters, the Freedmen's Bureau, Lucy Cobb Institute, renting land to former enslaved man named Jacob, David Barrow's pardon, agreement between Barrow and Tillman a freedman
331866 January-June
341866 July-December
351867 January-July
361867 August-December
371868 January-June
381868 August-December
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411869 January-July
421869 August-December
431870 January-May
441870 June-July
451871
461872 January-May
471872 June-October
481872 November-December
491873
4101874
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511875
521876 January-July
531876 August-December
541877
551878 January-October
561878 November-December
571879 January-March
581879 April-June
591879 July-September
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611879 October-December
621880 January-March
631880 April-August
641880 September-December
651881
661882
671883
681884-1887
691888-1915



By name

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610R.P. Adams Letters
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71Alex A. Allen Letters, 1850-1855
Includes the plantation in Bainbridge, tornado destruction, corn and cotton
72James Barrow Letters, 1856-1860
73James Barrow Letters, 1861-1862
74James Barrow Letters, 1863-1864
75Thomas A. Barrow Letters
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81Thomas A. Barrow Letters, 1870-1872
Letters from Blowing Cave about the plantation including a teacher for the freedmen
82Church Records
Lexington Circuit, Cherokee Corners Sunday School, Pope's Chapel
83George H. Davis, overseer at Blowing Cave Plantation, Letters, 1855-1860
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning several enslaved people Tempy, Vina, Joe, Riszia, Hannah, Ned, 1855 March 17
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning several sick enslaved people Tom, Lucy, Mack, Joe, Hannah Joe, Hanna, 1855 March 30
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow regarding the corn, cotton, and hogs, 1855 June 18
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning several sick enslaved people Ester, Essock, and Monen, 1856 July 31
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning an enslaved man named Wesley, 1857 February 11
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning several sick enslaved people Daniel, Maria, Squire, 1858 June 4
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning two enslaved men named Ben and George, 1859 March 11
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning an enslaved man named Ben and trouble with Mr. Rackley, 1859 March 25
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow regarding weather and planting, 1859 May 6
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning a sick enslaved woman named Riszia, 1859 May 20
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning two enslaved people named Lucy and Monk, 1859 September 2
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow regarding selling cotton and killing hogs, 1860 January 6
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning several sick enslaved people including George and Tom, 1860 January 20
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning enslaved people Old Gilla and Ester who are sick, George Ann had a child, and Aunt Hannah and Tempy's infant child died, 1860 January 29
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning several sick enslaved people named Tempy, Martha, Ester, Sarah Jane, 1860 March 9
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentiong several enslaved people named Tempy, Martha, William, Sarah Jane, Sam; also discusses a woman enslaved by Mr. Rackley, 1860 March 30
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning several sick enslaved women named Martha and Anna, 1860 August 10
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning several sick enslaved women named Anna, Martha, Lucy, 1860 August 24
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning several sick enslaved people named Ben, Michell, Georgean; also mentions Anna and Martha, 1860 September 7
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning several sick enslaved people named Monen and George an's baby also the death of Sarah Jane's and William's babies, 1860 September 21
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning sick enslaved people named Wyat, Sophy, Monen, Anna, and George An's baby, 1860 October 5
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentioning two enslaved people named Henry and Eliza; delay in cotton cloth for clothes for enslaved, 1860 November 5
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow regarding the crops and hogs; mentions Lincoln's election, 1860 November 16
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentions two enslaved people named Joe and Tempy's baby, circa 1860
Letter from George H. Davis (Blowing Cave) to David C. Barrow mentions one enslaved child George Ann's baby; discusses politics and secession, 1860 December 14
84George H. Davis, overseer at Blowing Cave Plantation, Letters, 1861-1863
Includes some letters from Cairo, McElveensville, and Decatur County.
85George H. Davis, overseer at Blowing Cave Plantation, Letters, 1863-1865
86H. Cobb Davis, overseer at Syls Fork (Sylls Fork) Plantation, Letters, 1866-1868
87James C. Filey, overseer Camilla, Letters (overseer), 1860-1865
88J.M. Harrison, overseer at Blowing Cave Plantation, Letters, 1850-1855
89John H. Lumpkin Letters, 1859-1860
Includes Charleston and Milledgeville Conventions
810William and A.C. McKinley Letters, 1855-1875
Includes a letter about preserving the University of Georgia for "the whites"
811William G. Porter and Co. Letters regarding cotton sales, 1855-1861
812Legal and financial transactions regarding enslaved people, 1855-1859
813James A Spratlin, overseer Oglethorpe County, Letters, 1855-1867
814William R. Vaughn, overseer at Boner, Letters, 1863-1865
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91Correspondence, Undated
Lists of enslaved people various plantations: Decatur, Sills (Sylls) Fork, Falling Creek, Boners, Home , undated
Decatur: Essex, Joe, O. Tom, L. Tom, Henry, Charles, Sol, Tilman, Jim, Dan, Gilbert, Flander, Ned, Esther, Aliph, Anna, Martha, Kiy, Candace, Willie Ann, Sophia, Josephine, Hannah, Jane, Tina, Emeline, Blanton, Morton, Frisby, Jessee, Andrew, Syat, Monk, Austin, Shade, Mahala, Maria, Elsie, Monean. Sills (Sylls) Fork: Y. Pete, Reuben, Lem, Ben, Silas, Allen, Armstead, Frank, Peter, Limeon, Willis, Calvin, York, Wesley Nig, Dan, Onie, Ruth, Matilda, Adaline, Emma, America, Eunice, Maria, Hannah. Falling Creek: Grig, Israel, Pomp, Tom, Gov, Armstrong, Ben, Harry, Thash, Bec, Joe, Calvin, York, Wesley, Gilly, Luce, Nice, Lise, Onie, Taner, Hannah Amande, Celia, Essex, Stephen, Eli, McHenry, Tony, Adam. Boners: Joe, Sam, George, B. Sam, L. Sam, Wash, Lewis, Scip, Elleck, Sol, Jim Crow, Mingo, Sci, Bile, Cydny Ann, Margaret, Nancy, Patience, Rachel, Mary, B. Rose, L. Rose, Kity, Caty, Pierce, Barbara, Jude, Harriet, L. Joe, Carey, Edom, Shade, Ben, Clem, Haywood, Perry, Henry, Gilbert, Yankee, Asbury, L. Rachel, Catherine, Penina, Roberta, Louisa, Fannie, Melinda. Home: Reuben, Moss, Lewis, Ned, Nelson, O. Jim, O. Joe, Wesley, Adam, Ike, Daniel, Bile, B. Jude B. Mary, Harriet, Dulcie, Pennie, Jane, Annis, Cinda, America, Charlotte, Hannah, Parthena, Minerva, Clarissa, March, Monroe, Quince, Riley, Isom, Peter, Cain Hillman, Lewis, Clatter, Barley, Lindsay, Lem, Bember, L. Lize, Frank, Millie, Dollie, Patsy, Elisa, Sophia, Rosetta, Delilah, Mary, Clark
List of enslaved people named Silus, Tom, Emily, Wily, [? zaie], Joanne, Handy, Henry, Allen, Rutha, Beck, [? Guls], Lem, Tildy, Tildy baby, Unis, Will, Joe, Dag, Tanner, Calvin, Sim, Greek, Roash, Jane, Joe, Nick, Bill, Ben, Rane, Matha, Dock, Rachel, Frank, Anis, Rubin, Adline, Mandy, Liz, Yellow Peter, Little Jane, Ony, Black Peter, Tony, Clarisa, Neroe, Colling, Charlot, Ony baby, Hill, Nancy, undated
List of enslaved people named Daniel, Reuben, Moss, March, Armstad, Billy, Wesley, Ike, Lewis, Jude, Nelson, Clarke, Monroe, Soph, Charlotte, L. Lize, Hill, Patsy, Rilla, Cam, Ned, Dule, Lizer, Hannah, Harriot, Dolly, Rosetta, L. Lewis, Milly, Quince, Anna, Henretta, Gam, Frank, Clarissa, Carey, Nicy, Clat, Billy, Mary, Adam, Jim, Isom, Minerva, Riley, Mary, undated
List of sick enslaved people including those with measles: Dick, Kilt, Emma, Booker, Benny, Minerva, Milly, Jimmy, Lewis little, Ike, Bob, Martha, Henry, Davy, Reuben little, Ned, Oliver, Winnie, Frank, Cloe, Aggy, undated
92Undated Correspondence II
93Undated Correspondence III
 

Diaries, notes, and receipts

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94Diary regarding daily expenses including travel, 1847-1849
Includes a list of clothing for enslaved people named Essex, Joe, O. Tom, Tom, Henry, Charles, Gol, [?], Shade, John W., John B. Jim, Dan, March, Ned, Clark, Flander, Gilbert, Monk, Austin, Charles M., Armsted, Frizby, Jesse, Andrew, Wyat, L. Joe, Big Jim Crow, Aliph, Anna, Martha, L. Jane, Kily, Hannah, Tempy, Fanny, Elisa, Maria, Mary, Willy Ann, Georgiana, Sether, Emeline, Louisa, Jane, Vina, Matilda, Mahala, B. Jane, Chany, Hagan, Mousan, Sophia, Matilda, Elsy
95Diary including expenses, weather, and activities at Boners, Sills (Sylls) Fork, Blowing Cave plantations, 1851
Includes notes on work done by enslaved people named Ned, Lewis, Tom, Daniel, Wesley, Merilla, May, March, Keily, Lem, Si, Flander, Clark, Aleck; mentions purchasing shoes for enslaved people at Fall Creek
96Diary including expenses, weather, and activities at Boners, Sills (Sylls) Fork, Blowing Cave plantations, 1852
Includes notes on work done by enslaved people named Aleck, Alfred, March, May, Quincy, Reuben, Lewis, Adam, Daniel, Joe, Welsey, Allen, Frank, Lewis, Ike, Merilla, Leonardt, Ben, Clark, Elick, Jim, Essex, Hannah, Riley, Armstead, Patsy, Tom, Ned, Moss, Sam, Shad, Wash, Old Joe. Several mentions of enslaved people running away.
97Diary including expenses, weather, and activities at Boners, Sills (Sylls) Fork, and Blowing Cave, 1856
Includes notes on work done by enslaved people named Reuben, Ben, George, Sol, Kiz, Riley, Wesley, Armstead, Flander, Jim, Rock, Daniel, Adam, March, Old Jim, Clark, Ned, Peter, Maria, Luck, Nelson, Ike, Tom, Harriet, L. Lize, Joe, Sam
98Diary including expenses, weather, and activities at Boners, Sills (Sylls) Fork, and Blowing Cave, 1857
Includes notes on work done by enslaved people named Daniel, Reuben, Dave, Jim, Charlotte, Ned, Rock, Clark, Ike, Yank (Yankee), Lewis, Lize, Old Jim, Joe, Monroe, Wiley, March, Peter, Riley, Harry, Keily, Henrietta; mention of Dave suffering from scarlet fever
99Diary including expenses, weather, and activities at Boners, Sills (Sylls) Fork, Blowing Cave plantations, 1858
Includes notes on work done by enslaved people named Ike, Dule, Jim, Wesley, Daniel, Armstead
910Diary, 1863
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101Diary, 1866
102Diary, 1867
103Clara E. Barrow Diary, 1868
103T.B. Spalding School Report
104Diary, 1872
105Diary, 1875
106Diary, 1876
107Diary, 1877
108Diary, 1879
109Diary, 1880
1010Notes and Receipts, 1861-1865
Includes receipts for medical treatment, Lucy Cobb Institute, purchase and sale of goods, food, clothes, salt, whisky
Receipt for medical care for enslaved population including Ailsie, Allen, Tom, 1863-1865
1011Notes and Receipts, undated