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Account books and lawyer’s fee book, 1840-1861.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Morgan, Minnie Buerbaum, collector.
Collection number: 1496
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Abstract: Three volumes presumably from Gloucester County, Va.: an account book, owner not identified, 1840-1848, including a list of slaves hired out and rates charged; lawyer’s fee book of M. B. Seawell, 1842-1844, including amounts won and lost at cards, 1843-1856; and account book of Wyndham Kemp, 1860-1861.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Three volumes presumably from Gloucester County, Virginia, which include an account book listing slaves hired out and rates charged for their labor (1840-1848).

Categories: 19th Century, Slavery, Virginia