Accounting record for the Rouzee family with notes on hires of enslaved persons

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Owned by
Rouzee Family, American
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
L x W: 8 x 12 3/4 in. (20.3 x 32.4 cm)
Type
financial records
Place made
Essex County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1810-1811
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 an accounting record for the years 1810 and 1811 with some of the entries pertaining to the hiring out of enslaved persons and the amount due the enslavers for the labor or services performed. The document is a single page folded vertically multiple times and handwritten in black ink.
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
2011.104.25
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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