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John Hill's Edgefield District (S.C.) militia and plantation record, 1830-1843.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Hill, John, fl. 1830-1843.
Collection number: 236-z
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Abstract: John Hill operated a plantation, apparently in the Edgefield District, in South Carolina. He commanded the Springfield Beat Company of the South Carolina militia in the Edgefield District. Plantation journal, January-September 1830, kept by John Hill, presumably in Edgefield District, S.C., including references to slaves; accounts for medical services to slaves rendered by Hill in 1835; and records of the Springfield Beat Company of the South Carolina militia, kept by Colonel John Hill, Edgefield District, S.C., 1836-1843.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: The journal records the daily activities of Hill’s slaves (1830- 1832) and contains accounts for “medical services” performed to Hill’s slaves (1835).

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