Florida memoranda book, 1864.

Creator: Florida memoranda book.
Collection number: 2172-z
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Abstract: Memoranda book with lists of dates, tools, and food furnished by various slaveowners, perhaps for a public construction project, near Fernandina or White Spring, Fla., in 1864. Included are names of persons who were to serve as overseers and notations relating to slave deaths and occasions when slaves ran away or were permitted to return home. The context for entries is obscure.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Includes mention of deaths of enslaved individuals, as well as notations of runaways and slaves who were allowed to return home.