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Robert Jemison proclamation to slaves, 1827; 1865.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

Creator: Jemison, Robert, 1802-1871.
Collection number: 2331-z
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Abstract: Two proclamations to slaves, granting them a share of plantation earnings under specified conditions, made by Robert and William Jemison of Alabama. Robert’s proclamation is dated 1865 and William’s 1827.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Two proclamations made by William and Robert Jemison of Alabama granting their slaves a share of plantation earnings under specified conditions.

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