For their work the men and women are to receive clothing, rations, shelter, medical care, and one-tenth of the plantation's crop. The contract also discusses rules of conduct, adding that the workers cannot leave the plantation or entertain other...
All the freedman are listed, with the amount of the wages due them. In the original contract Smith agreed to provide the laborers $60 ("for Negro men of first class"), two suits of clothes, and one acre planted in cotton; the freedmen agreed to pay...
McCondichie will furnish the land, stock, and half the necessary feed and supplies; he will advance the family provisions and the rest of the supplies, to be repaid at the end of the year: "We [the Moores] further agree to give the party of the...
Bocock will furnish the land and stock, and he will advance his employees provisions each week; the freedmen will pay for their own expenses and receive one-third of the all the crops. A provision at the end of the contract (which is in a different...
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