Freedman's labor contract
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Freedman's labor contract

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Title: Freedman's labor contract
Dates: 1866 January 1
Quantity: 1.0 Item(s)
Identification: ahc.MSS586f

Biographical/Historical Note

Not applicable

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains one freedman's labor contract (January 1, 1866) between John M. McNeel, plantation owner, and Ned and his family of eight. The indenture stipulates that Ned and his family will work for John McNeel for one year for a salary of $120, as well as housing, food, and cotton to weave clothes.

Index Terms

Labor contract--Georgia
McNeel, John M.

General Notes

America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Administrative Information

Existence and Location of Copies

A transcription of the document is included in this collection.

Preferred Citation

Freedman's labor contract, MSS586f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2012.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

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1Labor contract, 1866 View online.