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Go to John Bennitt Civil War Diary, volume 2 item page

This diary is the second of three kept by physician John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan describing his experience as a Civil War surgeon for the 19th Michigan Infantry Regiment. The second volume (Feb. 9, 1864-Jan. 13, 1865) continues the account…
Go to John Bennitt Civil War Diary, volume 3 item page

This diary was the last of three kept by physician John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan describing his experience as a Civil War surgeon the 19th Michigan Infantry Regiment. The third volume (Jan. 1, 1865-May 13, 1865) begins with the account of his…
Go to Bill of sale for slave of Abraham Brower, September 17, 1805 item page

Bill of sale transferring ownership of George Teabout from Abraham Brower of New York City to Isaac Jones for the sum of $100.
Go to Letter to James Anderson from George Washington Parke Custis, June 26, 1806 item page

Letter to James Anderson, manager of the White House Plantation from George Washington Parke Custis, the grandson of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, from Mt. Washington. The letter concerns the management of the properties, sale of livestock, and…
Go to Receipt from William Florville for services rendered item page

Receipt from William Florville (Billy the Barber), for money received from the estate of E.S. Rohly for services rendered. Florville was Abraham Lincoln's African American barber in Springfield, Ill.
Go to Bill of indictment for theft against a slave belonging to Ritchard Potts, 1839 item page

Bill of indictment against a slave, by the jurors of the State of Maryland, for receiving and secreting stolen goods from another slave.
Go to Bill of indictment for theft against a slave belonging to Ritchard Potts, 1839  item page

Bill of indictment against a slave, by the jurors of the State of Maryland, for receiving and secreting stolen goods from another slave.
Go to Hon. E. B. Payne from Wells C. Morrill item page

Letter from Civil War soldier Wells C. Morrill to friend E. B. Payne with an account of promotions in Co. H of the Illinois 37th Infantry, and his negative reaction to negro suffrage.
Go to Invoice for freight of B. Roach on the steamer S. S. Prentiss, ca. 1858 item page

Invoice for the transport of freight belonging to B. Roach on the steamboat S. S. Prentiss. Freight to be shipped down the Yazoo River includes slaves, tools, and general supplies.
Go to Bill of sale for slave of Thomas Stone, February 4, 1836 item page

Bill of sale transferring ownership of girl named Mariah from Thomas Stone of Natchez, Mississippi to James Cotton for the sum of $850.
Go to Bill of sale for slave of William B. Withers, January 18, 1858 item page

Bill of sale transferring ownership of an 11 year old boy named Dick from John G. Withers of North Carolina to William B. Withers (b. ca. 1821 in S. C.) for the sum of $710.
Go to Inventory of slaves on the Jeffries Plantation, ca. 1851 item page

Inventory of property possibly drawn up as part of the settlement of the estate related to the Jeffries Plantation. Inventory lists eighty slaves by first name arranged by families. Information regarding their ages, years of birth or death, and in…
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