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Perrin family papers, 1803-1880.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Perrin family.
Collection number: 2471
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Abstract: Bills, receipts, estate papers, legal papers, slave records, and other business papers, relating to the plantations of Thomas C., James M., and Lewis W. Perrin of Abbeville District, S.C., chiefly 1830-1862; and manuscript speeches, mostly religious lectures.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Papers detail slave lists, the amount of cotton picked by individual slaves, slave births and deaths, shoe and blanket allotments, and slave sales (1837-1859). See particularly Folders 1-4.