Payroll of Laborers Employed at West Oak plantation, Iberville Parish, La., October 17, 1867

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Title

Payroll of Laborers Employed at West Oak plantation, Iberville Parish, La., October 17, 1867

Subject

Freedmen--Wages; Emancipation; Louisiana

Description

This payroll from the Freedmen's Bureau records lists laborers at West Oak plantation in Iberville Parish, Louisiana. Many of the people listed in this document were sold to West Oak by the Maryland Jesuits in 1838 or were the children of people sold in 1838. West Oak had been owned by Jesse Batey at the time of the sale.

Creator

National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1867-10-17

Contributor

Adam Rothman, Anjalee Kohli, Jake Sanford, Elsa Barraza Mendoza

The transcription and review of this document was part of the Georgetown Slavery Archive's 2nd Annual Crowd-Sourced transcription event in commemoration of Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia.

The Georgetown Slavery Archive wishes to thank all the volunteers from this event. 

Relation

GSA75Mrs. Emily Woolfolk contract with employees at West Oak, April 12, 1864
GSA76: Agreement with Freedmen, West Oak plantation, April 3, 1865

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Payroll

Identifier

GSA77

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Text

Payroll of Laborers Employed,
By Missus Joe & Clark
On West Oaks Plantation
Parish of Iberville
Oct. 17” 1867 La.




No Names Class Time of Commencing Work Date of Settlement Time Worked Months Wages per Month Amt Earned Amt Received Amount Paid We acknolwedge to have received of Capt. F.A. Osbournthe ? net opposite our issues respectivelySignature Witness Remarks
Dollars Cents Dollars Cents Dollars Cents
Lewis Merick 7 12 64 13 Lewis + his Morick
2 Thomas Butler 5 69 51 27 Thomas Mark + Butler
3 Washington Wilson 9 26 83 39 Washington Mark Wilson
4 Frank Hawkins 7 26 65 35 Frank x his Mark Hawkins
5 Mickey Walters 8 19 73 79 Moiley x Mark Watters L.C. Hubbard
Alfred M. Cesgood
H.D.Clan K
6 Jack Hawkins 7 98 71 82 Jack + his Hawkins
7 Mary Butler 3 88 34 95 Mary x Mark her Butler 60 per cent of the amount
8 Callie [Lpurbock?] 1 23 10 10 Callis x hi Spurbock of money due Freedman
9 Sarah Butler 5 02 45 26 Sarah x Mark her Butler for labor performed
10 Elyn Butler 2 52 22 70 Eliza + Mark her Butler during the year 1866
11 Crosby Scott 1 98 17 83 Comby x Mark his Scott Is paid in the foregoing
12 [Rnon Scott?] 3 28 29 53 Rasa  x her Scott roll. 10 per cent of which
13 Dolphe Gray 4 32 8 94 Delphe Mother x Gray was paid to attorney for
14 James Brodden 3 57 32 13 James x his Mark Brodden his fees in securing the
15 Thomas Moinix 1 33 13 70 Thomas Marx his x Moinix cotton money from
16 Tempy Pontheton 1 40 12 61 Tompy Mark her x Pontheton civil [amounts?] The  $163.06
17 Richard Davis 1 73 24 47 Richard Mark his + Davis In Columns of amount received
18 George Harris 16 25 146 27 George her maid x Hayis confers in  the attys. fee plus the offering discrepancy in fraction.
19 Lydia Johnson 16 99 152 91 Lydia M her x Johnson The amount paid to Freedman
20 Bazile Butler 13 23 119 08 Bazele Mark his + Butler $1477.88 added a
21 Aleck Scott 10 75 96  79 Aleck A x Scott loss discrepancy infraction
22 Polk Hill 10 86 97 77 Polk his x Hill offers accounts account for the
23 Bridget Butler 10 33 93 00 Bridget Mark her x Butler full sum of $1641.94
24 Neily Hawkins 8 89 80 09 Beily Mark his x Hawkins being the net proceeds of
sale of cotton.


Parish of___________              
______________1867
I Certify upon honor, That the above pay roll is correct, and that I have this day settled with all the Laborers in my employ, and paid them in accordance [executor?] No. 29 from Lead [?????], Bureau Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, [illegible].
Approved ______________________________              Parish_________________________________         [J.A?] Osbourne___________________Planter

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Payroll record

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Citation

National Archives, Washington, D.C., “Payroll of Laborers Employed at West Oak plantation, Iberville Parish, La., October 17, 1867,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed October 18, 2021, https://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/85.

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