The receipt lists the specific pieces of land he owns; the number of slaves and livestock; valuable possessions (a carriage and gold watch); and money he has loaned to others. It also mentions that he is acting as guardian of Milly Hall. On the...
In the letter Flournoy says that he is no longer interested in maintaining a plantation, and he asks Hall to purchase some of his slaves: "Lawyers, doctors, & merchants should have nothing to do with plantations & negroes--Overseers are...
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