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Horlbeck family book, 1853-1920 (bulk 1853-1854).

October 12, 2009

Creator: Horlbeck family.
Collection number: 3672-z
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Abstract: The Horlbeck family of Charleston, S.C., included brothers John and Henry Horlbeck (fl. ca. 1817) and Henry’s sons John, Henry, Daniel, and Edward (all fl. 1853-1854). The collection is one volume used by Henry Horlbeck’s sons, John, Henry, Daniel, and Edward, chiefly as an inventory of slave and real estate holdings in Charleston District, S.C., 1853-1854. Some of the pages in this volume were used as a child’s scrapbook of newspaper and magazine clippins, ca. 1920.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: One volume used by John, Henry, Daniel, and Edward Horlbeck of Charleston, South Carolina, as an inventory of slave and real estate holdings in Charleston District, South Carolina, 1853-1854. Slave lists include names, ages, mode of acquisition, values, and some death dates (1854).

Page 95 of the volume is entitled “Negros”.

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