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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Albemarle County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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

Goodman and Farrow family journal

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2021-0036

J.A. Pendleton affidavit regarding surety on James Flemming

 Collection — Box BW 30, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16504
Content Description This collection contains an affidavit written by Albemarle County, VA Justice of the Peace, J.A. Pendelton summarizing a complaint against a James Flemming, a Black man, by F.E Johnson and asking that a surety be placed on Flemming. Sureties, noted by the historian Nancy O'Brien Wagner, were another way of perpetuating enslavement in the Jim Crow South after the end of the Civil War. She writes in "Slavery by Another Name History-Background," "In many...
Dates: December 7, 1866

J.A. Pendleton affidavit regarding surety on James Flemming

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2021-0085
Dates: December 7, 1866

Yancey Document

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -05-2
Abstract Handwritten breach of contract,
Dates: Not dated