Early Transatlantic Writing Project
Life in the Early Atlantic World
In this letter, Maud C. Fentress describes her life and expresses her feelings of loneliness. In this letter, she also describes how she sold three negroes.
Civil War, Confereracy, Dr. David Fentress, Maud Fentress, Sale of slaves, Slaves Slavery, Texas
In this letter, Maud Fentress describes a number of things. She first describes how she feels about his being gone and the heartache she feels at his absence. As the letter continues,. Fentress details life at the plantation including her having to…
antebellum slavery, Civil War, Confederacy, Fentress, Fentress Family, letter, Military, mistress of house, sale, slave punishment, Slaves, Tennessee
This letter describes the sale of a family of slaves by Maud C. Fentress. The letter includes the dollar amount paid for the slaves as well as the anticipated future value of the slaves.
bill of sale, Civil War, family, Negro, Slaves
Receipt for six slaves dated January 9th, 1836 This is a receipt for six slaves purchased by S. M Hagerty.
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