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Slavery

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Florence W. Brine manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS515f
Scope and Content This collection contains three manuscripts: "Arrogant Atlanta" retells a British newspaper account of a visit to Atlanta around 1880; "Atlanta's Heart" discusses the building of the Georgia Railroad Depot in 1864 and the activities of the Beethoven Society which was located in the building; and "David Howard" a profile of a former enslaved man and his entrepreneurial activities in post-bellum Atlanta.
Dates: approximately 1935

H. T. Phillips letter

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS77f
Scope and Content This collection consists of one letter written by H. T. Phillips to his grandfather describing plantation life in Grenada, Mississippi.
Dates: 1849

Hugh Anderson Haralson Letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS110
Scope and Content The collection consists of an indexed letter book of Hugh A. Haralson and correspondence addressing personal and professional topics. Author name and corresponding page number arrange the letter book index alphabetically. The collection documents issues concerning the average Southern citizen during the antebellum years. Some issues discussed include agriculture in Coweta County, Georgia, pension laws, states’ rights, land claims, Indian affairs, legislation, land grants and sales, slavery,...
Dates: 1849 - 1850

John E. Blasinger slave bill of hire

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS572f
Scope and Content This collection contains a slave bill of hire for slaves belonging to John E. Blasinger. Included are the names of the six slaves and the cost of hiring each of them.
Dates: 1850

Lemuel P. Grant papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS100
Scope and Content This collection contains letters to and from Grant regarding construction of railroads in Pennsylvania and throughout the southeastern United States; the defense of Atlanta during the Civil War; and personal matters. Other items in the collection include Grant’s personal diaries from 1843, 1844, and 1845, as well as account books covering railroad land transactions; railroad costs; and cash accounts. Additional items include a report on the condition of railroads around Atlanta, Georgia,...
Dates: 1838-1869

Promissory note and scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS210f
Scope and Content This collection contains a promissory note to pay John Boutwell the sum of $80.00 for the service of a "negro slave named Reubin" in 1852. The transaction was executed by Harold & Murray on 177 Broad Street. The state in which the transaction occurred has not been determined. The note was found inside a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings on various Civil War battles, short stories and poetry, probably published in the 1860's. At the end of the scrapbook are several hand-written pages...
Dates: 1852, 1865, undated