Virginia enslaver documents Virginia enslaver documents MSS 15982

Virginia enslaver documents MSS 15982


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Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4110
URL: https://small.library.virginia.edu/

Ellen Welch

Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Identification
MSS 15982
Title
Virginia enslaver documents1822-1860
URL:
https://archives.lib.virginia.edu/ark:/59853/228
Quantity
0.03 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Language
English .

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation

MSS 15982, Enslaver documents, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia.

Provenance

Accession 15982 Purchased 8 July 2015; Alfred Henry Byrd Endowment Fund, 2015/2016.


Scope and Contents

This collection of Elisha Roberts and other enslavers holders documents (1822-1860; 0.03 cubic feet) consists of inventories, bill of sales, and appraisal lists of household items including enslaved people of Elisha Roberts, Gotlif Schmidt, James Broddus, Robert Allen Givens, John Cornelison, Jr., Francis Carter, Archibal Brooks, Henry Carpenter, Lewis Campbell, John Bentley, and Talton Taylor.

Arrangement

Documents are in order by date from 1822 to 1860.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Slavery--United States -- Virginia