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1848 Inventory and Appraisement of Slaves from Georgia

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This document is from Lumpkin County, Georgia and is dated 1848. This is an official court document, an inventory and appraisment of the estate of John Hollenshead. It is one sheet approximately 14 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ with both sides of manuscript. A listing of a typical farming homestead including acreage, five adult slaves by name and two children each with values. Also furniture, cattle, tools, a still, shotgun, and a Bible. A good look into the times…………Document is signed by the Clerk of the Court and the Justice of the Peace