Young Allen papers, 1783-1927.

Creator: Allen, Young, d. 1835.
Collection number: 4411
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Abstract: Chiefly deeds, estate records, and other financial and legal items, including slave bills of sale, relating to Young Allen of Wake County, N.C., and to members of his family. Also included are some correspondence of the Allen family with relatives and others, some of which relates to settling the frontier in Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi in the 1820s and 1830s, and a bawdy poem about a parson and a black woman.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Legal and financial items include records of slave sales. The collection also includes a bawdy poem about a white parson and a black woman (before 1865).