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Owned by:
Rouzee Family, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 12 1/2 x 8 in. (31.8 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
financial records
lists
Place made:
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 1860
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:
This handwritten one page, double-sided document is titled "Slaves Belonging to E. Westmore / for June 1860." On one side of the document is a list men's first names and their ages, with dark diagonal slash marks crossing out last names and birthdates. A few names have additional notes of "Mulatto" or "Indian." There are 25 men total. The other side of the document is titled "Women + female Children" and lists 32 names and ages, with dark diagonal slash marks crossing out last names and birth dates. A few names have additional notes of "Mulatto" or "Indian."
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Business  Search this
Children  Search this
Families  Search this
Finance  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2011.104.38
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:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.104.38