Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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James Irving Jamaican Plantation Manuscript

Identifier: MSS.0839

This collection contains an extensive legal document dated August 1, 1837 transferring ownership rights for a 1/3 share of three plantations in Jamaica belonging to James Irving. Also included is a manuscript noting the names, ages, occupations, and conditions for 91 enslaved men and women working on the plantations.

Dates: 1837 August 1


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