List of slaves owned by Lawrence Taliaferro, 1813

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Titles List of slaves owned by Lawrence Taliaferro, 1813
Description The front side of this document dates to July 13, 1813 and attests to Lawrence Taliaferro's membership in the Franklin Society. On the back side,Taliaferro lists the names of slaves in his ownership, writing in a note, "21 freed from slavery 1839-40-43." It is not known if Taliaferro owned all these slaves at once, if he freed them all at once, and if he owned them during his tenure as Indian Agent. Also unknown is the date on which he originally wrote the list.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: text
Subjects Taliaferro, Lawrence
Slavery--Minnesota
Places Subject: Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: Exactly 1813 - Exactly 1843
Notes Forms part of Lawrence Taliaferro papers, 1813-1868

Holding Type Manuscripts - Component - Item
Identifiers 990017353390104294 (Alma System Number)
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