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Edwin Skinner Papers

Identifier: 1967-0264M

Scope and Contents

The papers include a slave bill of sale for Abram from A. M. Cochran to Edwin Skinner, 1865; three receipts for taxes signed by the U.S. Army, 1868; Hall County, Georgia, indenture for Henry Greenwood, aged ten, by Sallie Greenwood, his mother, to Edwin Skinner, 1879. Henry appears on the 1880 census listed as Henry Skinner, a ten year old black male with occupation listed as "works on farm."


  • 1865-1879

Biographical / Historical

Edwin (sometimes spelled Edward) and his wife, Rosina Corn, each came from North Carolina and were married in Lumpkin County, Georgia, in 1850. They had a farm in Hall County, Georgia.


5 items : Available only as photocopy.

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Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Manuscript Collections Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States