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: March 1801. Settlement of Thomas Person's estate. Person Family Papers (#590), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.]

In Obedience to an Order of the Worshipfull Court of Warren County dated February Term 1801. We the Subscribers have divided the Negroes belonging to the Estate of Genl. Thomas Person decd. Among the respective claimants as follows. -

To Mrs. Joanna Person the widow of the decd. One third by Lot Viz.
Newman
£200   Dick
£165   Patty Grapes
£150
Booker 200   Emanuel 120   Little Betty 140
Peter 200   Ceasar 120   Easter 125
Val 175   Little Ceasar 50   Newmans Polley 90
Mingo 170   Gilliam 45   Tempey 60
Dempsey 160   Hannah & child 185   Little Philes 50
Rowland 160   Rose & child 185   Prue 100
Hark 140   Christian & child 160   Joan 80
Little Roger 125   Alsey 165   Philes 65
Newmans Michael 100   Linder 155   Daphne '1'0
Thornton 100        
£3940’1’0
      To pay Majr Taylor
           
.............’8
            £3940’0’4