Final Pay Roll, Chatham Plantation, Ascension Parish, La., December 31, 1865

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Title

Final Pay Roll, Chatham Plantation, Ascension Parish, La., December 31, 1865

Subject

Emancipation; Freedmen--Wages

Description

This document from the Freedmen's Bureau is a record of the wages paid to the freed people on John R. Thompson's Chatham Plantation in Ascension Parish in 1865. The freed people included ex-slaves of the Maryland Jesuits who had been sold to Henry Johnson (the former owner of Chatham) in 1838, and the children of those who were sold.

Creator

National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1865-12-31

Contributor

Adam Rothman. Thanks to Richard Cellini and Judy Riffel of the Georgetown Memory Project for bringing these records to our attention.

Relation

GSA73Agreement with Freedmen, Chatham Plantation, February 2, 1865

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Payroll

Identifier

GSA74

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

To be transcribed

Original Format

Payroll record

Files

Citation

National Archives, Washington, D.C., “Final Pay Roll, Chatham Plantation, Ascension Parish, La., December 31, 1865,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed March 29, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/82.

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