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Owned by:
Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (21 x 18.4 cm)
Type:
financial records
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
early 19th century
Caption:
This document is from a collection of financial papers related to the plantation operations of several generations of the Rouzee Family in Essex County, Virginia. The papers date from the 1790s through 1860.
Description:
A single page document with notes handwritten in black ink on both sides.The notes consist of a list of names on one side and the enumeration of the number of "men, boys, women and children" owned by the Rouzees' on the other, as well as measurements in yards of cloth.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Finance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.29
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.29