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Butts, Elijah, 1808 - 1871


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Eljiah Butts plantation account book and store ledger

Identifier: 0000-0134M
Scope and Contents Elijah Butts's plantation account book contains 1842 - 1843 record of cotton bought by Elijah Butts, citing name of seller, description of cotton (including mark), and cost. The end of the volume documents the shipping of cotton from Hawkinsville, Pulaski County, Georgia, to New York and elsewhere. Includes also 1843 - 1846 records on settling the estate of John Tomlinson, Elijah Butt's father-in-law, (recording some hirings and sales of slaves) and 1855 - 1864 records of Butts' taxable...
Dates: 1832-1865