The Resource This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lunenburg County

This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lunenburg County

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1844-1849
Inclusive dates
1844-1849
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Memorandum book, 1844-1849, kept by Captain John C. Epes, an agent of Sneed and Epes which was a slave trading partnership. The volume contains miscellaneous information related to Epes' transporting and selling of slaves. A portion of the book was used as a travel journal that gives a brief account of the agent's journey from his home in Gainesville, Alabama to Lunenburg Court House, Virginia. The book includes entries related to the purchase and sell of slaves on behalf of Sneed an Epes. Entries record names of slaves and amount paid or sold by Sneed and Epes for slaves. It also lists names of slaves owned by Daniel S. McCormick and gives a brief accounting of clothes purchased for slaves
  • The memorandum book includes a letter dated August 27, 1847, written by Richard J. Epes of Jackson, Mississippi to his brother Captain John C. Epes at Lunenburg Court House, Virginia. In the letter, Richard Epes makes reference to his brother transporting and selling slaves
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Vi
Form designation
Memorandum book
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This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lunenburg County
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This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lunenburg County
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Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Lunenburg County Circuit Court
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001503093
Type of unit
v. (70 p.)

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