[Ledger of daily slave activities]

Dublin Core

Title

[Ledger of daily slave activities]
Michael Reed Papers

Subject

Robertson Colony.
Reed, Michael, 1777-1859.
Business, Economics and Finance
Social Life and Customs - Slavery
slaves
enslaved people

Description

Ledger detailing the daily activities of those who were slaves to Michael Reed. Names of those enslaved include Jack, Dan, Ed, Gim/Jim, Johan, Gorge/George, Abe, Little Gim/Jim, Bill, Luce, Bet, Sal, Lizzy/Lizey, Nelee[?], Ike, and Johan. Activities include working with cotton and corn, ginning, herding, clearing, cow hunting, plowing, bailing, "river bank," "house," "sick," chopping, fodder, and "nothing." Also included in what appears to once have been gathered into a booklet are several receipts, a remedy, and a printed document "An Act to Provide an Internal Improvement Fund, and to Commence a System of Internal Improvements by the State."

Creator

Reed, Michael

Rights

Attribution

Format

[20] p. ; 31 x 20 cm.
Text

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

local-cont-no: Reed-Box3-Folder10-1858-LedgerandLegislation
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth992884/
ark: ark:/67531/metapth992884

Coverage

United States - Texas
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861

Files

Ledger-20.jpg

Collection

Citation

Reed, Michael, “[Ledger of daily slave activities],” Southwestern University Special Collections, accessed September 21, 2020, https://suspeccoll.omeka.net/items/show/609.