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Slavery -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Lenoir Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0016
Abstract

This collection houses financial papers, correspondence, land grants, and other materials documenting the Lenoir family of East Tennessee and North Carolina. These items describe the family's involvement with land in North Carolina and Tennessee, slavery, manufacturing, and the Confederate States of America.

Dates: 1783-1917; Majority of material found within 1830-1890

Nathan Southern, Hilary Hurst, and Joseph Lawhorn Bond Regarding Anderson

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0160
Abstract

This bond lists Nathan Southern, Hilary Hurst, and Joseph Lawhorn as indebted to the State of Tennessee in the amount of $50.00 each to secure the appearance of Anderson, an enslaved person, before the court on December 19, 1856 to face a misdemeanor charge.

Dates: 1856 December 18

Stephen B. Jones Bill of Sale

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2722
Abstract

This bill of sale documents an 1846 transaction between Stephen B. Jones of Mississippi and John W. Dillahoy of Tennessee in which Jones sold Dillahoy six enslaved people for $1800.00. The people sold were Claborn and Mary, an enslaved couple with two children, Billy and Peter, and a Native American woman named Mary and her son, Daniel. They were sold on June 25th, 1846 in Lafayette County, Mississippi.

Dates: 1846