Lewis's father (also Cudjo) was the last surviving ex-slave from "Clotilda, " the last known ship to bring slaves to the United States; the ship landed in Mobile, Alabama, in 1860. The packet includes a statement of sentence, letters from other...
About a third of the letters are handwritten, and the rest are typed; some of the handwritten copies are faded and difficult to read. Many of the letters report on the daily operations of the company. Other topics include supply, labor, and...
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