In the letter Cherry discusses the estate of Abner Crenshaw of which Hall is executor. He is writing on behalf of his niece, Charlotte Cherry, granddaughter of Abner Crenshaw. A transcript is included.
In the letter Charlotte discusses the settlement of her grandfather's estate (Abner Crenshaw), over which Hall is executor ("Dr Reese told me that you & Uncle Walter had concluded to sell the negroes & everything else"); her plans to purchase one...
Thomason exchanged a twenty-four-year-old woman named Angeline for a twenty-three-year-old woman named Alpha. He then sold Alpha to L. G. Dye for $3,000. This copy of the bill was made on April 26, 1869.
Advertisement for an upcoming estate sale in Sumter County, Alabama. Included in the auction will be "11 Likely Negroes," livestock, farming tools, furniture, housewares, and "One of the most valuable plantations in the State."