Slavery - correspondence from enslaved person, freedom. Impressment receipts for enslaved men named Carter, Alec, Daria, and impressment notice to W. A. Carr to provide 5 "able bodied male slaves". Order that John Davis be appointed guardian of Thomas Jefferson Early a person of color. Character reference for John Lee. State vs. Thompson Mcquire, offence of misdemeanor for assaulting Francis Allen a free woman of color.

Collection:
E. Merton Coulter manuscript collection
Title:
Slavery - correspondence from enslaved person, freedom. Impressment receipts for enslaved men named Carter, Alec, Daria, and impressment notice to W. A. Carr to provide 5 "able bodied male slaves". Order that John Davis be appointed guardian of Thomas Jefferson Early a person of color. Character reference for John Lee. State vs. Thompson Mcquire, offence of misdemeanor for assaulting Francis Allen a free woman of color.
Date of Original:
1846/1854
Subject:
Slavery--Georgia--History
Slavery--United States
Enslaved people--Georgia
Slave bills of sale--Georgia
Slaveholders--Georgia
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
United States, Georgia, Clarke County, 33.95117, -83.36733
United States, Georgia, Jackson County, 34.13388, -83.56635
Medium:
judicial records
Type:
Text
Format:
image/jp2
Description:
Letter from Charles [Covey?] regarding his freedom status, he was registered as free at the Clerks Office in Milledgeville, but has been recently sold back into bondage. He states "the men that came after me took me to [Memphis] Tenessee and after whipping me untill my back was raw from my [?] to the back of my neck they then sent me to this place and sold me." Impressment receipts for enslaved men named Carter, Alec, Daria, and impressment notice to W. A. Carr to provide 5 "able bodied male slaves". Order that John Davis be appointed guardian of Thomas Jefferson Early a person of color. Character reference for John Lee. State vs. Thompson Mcquire, offence of misdemeanor for assaulting Francis Allen a free woman of color.
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/guan_2018_008-019
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/guan_2018_008-019#item
IIIF manifest:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/guan_2018_008-019/presentation/manifest.json
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Box 8, Folder 19, E. Merton Coulter manuscript collection, ms2018, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Extent:
14 pages
Holding Institution:
Hargrett Library
Rights:
Rights Statement information

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