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Goodman and Farrow family journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16482
Content Description This collection consists of a family journal kept by the Goodman and Farrow families of Albemarle county. The journal includes five pages labeled “Black register of births” recording the first names and birth dates of more than 49 enslaved people. Also included are handwritten recipes, a few draft letters, and ancestral information.Warning: Content in the journal lists first names of enslaved persons, with their birthdates and notation of "Sold". The first name on the register is...
Dates: 1865 - 1889

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  • Subject: Albemarle County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century X
  • Subject: Enslavers X
  • Library: Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library X