Slavery and the Making of the University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Manuscripts Department Slavery and the Making of the University

[Source Description: 1 July 1855. Volume S-1. David L. Swain Papers (#706), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.]

Names and ages of my slaves, 1 July 1855.
(At Home)
George (Jenkins Nov   1827              
Jordan 1   1817              
Hanson 2   1834              
Emmeline 3   1835              
                     
Rose 4   1815              
Laura 5 June 10 1834 29 Joseph April 12 1854      
Louisa 6 May 6 1831 30 Florence Jan. 25 1834 36 William 17 July 1856
Francis 7 Dec. 1840   Laura 3 Nov. 1858[?]        
Wilson 8 Feb. 1843   Rose Dec. 1862        
John 9 Mar 1846              
                     
Peggy 10 July 1827              
Caroline 11 Nov. 1 1840   Altona 25 June 1860        
Catharine 12 Mar. 23 1842   Eliza 23 Dec. 1857        
Olive 13 May 13 1843   Bill 31 May 1860        
Sarah 14 Aug. 6 1844              
Sam 15 May 24 1846              
Susan 16 Sep. 30 1847              
George 17 Apr. 21 1849              
Dicey 18 July 6 1850              
                     
With Dr. J. A. Blakemore, Shelbyville, T.
Cherry 19 October 1811              
Jane 20 June 1 1829 30 Sarah May 5 1846 (32) Ned 29 May 1849 (33) Nancy Oct. 2 1857 Phebe
Louisa 21 Nov 8 1836 34 Jordan Sep. 28   1852    
Laura 22 April 1838 35 Thomas Jan.   1854    
Catharine 23 Oct. 2 1837              
Esther 24 April 1841              
Turner 25 Nov. 27 1842              
Mary 26 May 5 1844              
Allen 27 Feb. 5 1846              
Tonia 28 June 20 1848              
                     
De June 31 1856   Slaves allowed to David L. Swain by Gov. Graham under the will of W. White
                     
Thomas valued at $500 1801                
Olive 400 1810                
Willie 700 1844                
Frederic 400 1811                
  $2000