Agreement with Freedmen on West Oak plantation in Iberville Parish, La., April 3, 1865

Dublin Core

Title

Agreement with Freedmen on West Oak plantation in Iberville Parish, La., April 3, 1865

Subject

Freedmen--Wages; Emancipation

Description

This document is a contract between Mrs. Emily Woolfolk, the owner of West Oak plantation in Iberville Parish, Louisiana, and the freed people on the plantation for wages for the ensuing year. Many of the freed people at West Oak had been sold to Jesse Batey by the Maryland Jesuits in 1838 or were children of those sold by the Maryland Jesuits.

Creator

National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1865-04-03

Contributor

Adam Rothman

Relation

GSA75: Mrs. Emily Woolfolk contract with employees at West Oak, April 12, 1864
GSA77Payroll of Laborers Employed, West Oak plantation, October 17, 1867

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Labor Contract

Identifier

GSA76

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

To be transcribed

Original Format

Labor contract

Files

Citation

National Archives, Washington, D.C., “Agreement with Freedmen on West Oak plantation in Iberville Parish, La., April 3, 1865,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed October 24, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/84.

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