List of enslaved persons hired out by AB Rouzee for the year 1813

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Owned by
Rouzee Family, American
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
L x W: 9 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (24.4 x 40 cm)
Type
financial records
Place used
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1813
Caption
This document is from a collection of financial papers related to the plantation operations of several generations of the Rouzee Family in Essex County, Virginia. The papers date from the 1790s through 1860.
Description
This document is titled at the top, "A List of [illegible] A.B. Rouzee Negroes for 1813" and contains an itemized list of enslaved persons owned by the Rouzee family that were hired out during 1813. The list contains the name of the enslaved person, the person they were hired by, and the monetary or trade amount owed to the Rouzee family for their labor. The total owed is one hundred and eight (108) dollars. The document is handwritten in black ink. On the reverse is written "List negro hire." The paper has been folded vertically multiple times.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Agriculture
Business
Finance
Slave hire system
Slavery
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Liljenquist Family
Object number
2011.104.20
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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Collection title
Liljenquist Family Collection
Portfolio/Series
Rouzee Family Papers
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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