The report gives revenue and expenses for the year. One source of income listed is the "Sales of captured African Slaves (being part of the proceeds of the sale of fifteen slaves)"; this earned the state almost $3,700. Among the expenses is a $300...
In the letter Gorin asks Dellet to buy three slaves so she can help pay some of her husband's debt. She wants him to purchase the man, woman, and child for $1,300, and then she plans to take them to New Orleans and hire them out by the day. It is...
In the diary Nunnelee mentions weather conditions; the planting of crops such as watermelons and cotton; goods he has bought and bills he has paid; letters he has written; community events such as a church fair and a funeral; the birth of his...
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