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Solomon Slatter Papers, 1798-1852.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Slatter, Solomon, fl. 1798-1852.
Collection number: 671-z
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Abstract: The collection includes scattered bills, receipts, and accounts for purchases, schooling, blacksmith work, and other business of Solomon Slatter, Scotland Neck, Halifax County, N.C.; and one family letter from Slatter, 1848.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Includes an 1849 receipt, which lists medical treatments and cost for enslaved African Americans. An 1848 letter from Slatter to Martha Nicholls asks her to treat “the Negroes with humanity and without rigor” as outlined in his will. Slatter’s will, dated 21 August 1843, includes twelve enslaved individuals.