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Promissory note and scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS210f

Scope and Content

This collection contains a promissory note to pay John Boutwell the sum of $80.00 for the service of a "negro slave named Reubin" in 1852. The transaction was executed by Harold & Murray on 177 Broad Street. The state in which the transaction occurred has not been determined. The note was found inside a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings on various Civil War battles, short stories and poetry, probably published in the 1860's. At the end of the scrapbook are several hand-written pages containing the poem "The Day is Done" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Dates

  • 1852, 1865, undated

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Extent

1 folder(s)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1976
Title
Promissory note and scrapbook
Author
Paul Crater
Date
March 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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