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First Name: George
Gender: Male
Owner's Name: * McCalley family
Reference Number: UNL00006185

Notes:

Noted as having injured his foot with an ax while chopping wood at night.

Record Date:

01/07/1849

Record Type:

Letter

Record Call No.

Mss2 M1245 a 1

Record Title

Letter, 1849 January 7, of Jonathan W. McCalley, of "Homeland Cottage," Spotsylvania County, Va., to William J. McCalley, of Huntsville, Ala.

Document Notes:

Concerns the sale of African American slaves, including two young women who are willing to be separated from their mother; a slave injured while working for hire; and current rates for hiring out slaves to public works projects and iron mines.

Location:

Homeland Cottage

County:

Spotsylvania

State:

VA

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