Assessment of the Value of a Plantation
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a two-page draft document assessing the value of a plantation in Mayan County, Alabama from circa 1855. The document reads in part: "Henry, son of Malinda is worth about $250. & Bob, son of Malinda is worth about $150 & Alfred a man at that time diseased and incapable of work of of an ordinary hand perhaps worth about $300 in all 8 negroes."
- circa 1855
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.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of a two-page draft document assessing the value of a plantation in Mayan County, Alabama from circa 1855.
Special Collections & Archives
- Finding Aid for the Assessment of the Value of a Plantation
- Zach Johnson
- February 2020
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
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