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Enslaved persons -- Emancipation

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Account, Free Negroes in Account with Lawrence Lewis, 1803-1811

 Item — Box 38, Folder: 1803.00.00
Identifier: A-570.6
Scope and Contents

This account in Lawrence Lewis' hand is the money expended for food and clothing for slaves during period 1803-1809. "Acct. Free Negroes $1645.05."

Dates: 1803-1811

Letter, West Ford to John Augustine Washington III, 1842 August 27

 Item — Box 64, Folder: 1842.08.27
Identifier: 2021-SC-008
Scope and Contents

Washington family's emancipated slave West Ford writes to John Augustine Washington III, regarding wool, barrels of fruit, sweet potatoes, flock of sheep, sale of wheat, and weather. Autograph letter, signed.

Dates: 1842 August 27