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Collection Number: 05163-z

Collection Title: Thomas Vickery Account Book, 1834-1871

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Abstract Thomas Vickery was a Georgia plantation owner. The collection includes one manuscript account book, approximately 35 pages, with entries 30 July 1834-15 January 1871, documenting payments received and given by Thomas Vickery, owner of a plantation in Charlton County, Ga. Generally, the purposes of the recorded transactions are not given, but some are related to the purchase of slaves, the collection of rent on houses, repayment of loans, and the building of a barn. The last few pages contain a list of indentured servants, along with their dates of birth; dates of manumission; and costs of "freedom suits," suits of clothes provided upon the completion of servitude.
Creator Vickery, Thomas, fl. 1834-1871.
Language English
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No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Thomas Vickery Account Book #5163-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from Charles Apfelbaum, Watchung, N.J., in June 2004 (Acc 99809).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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Thomas Vickery owned a plantation in Charlton County, Ga. in the 19th century.

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One manuscript account book, approximately 35 printed pages, with entries 30 July 1834-15 January 1871, documenting payments received and given by Thomas Vickery, owner of a plantation in Charlton County, Ga. Generally, the purposes of the recorded transactions are not given, but some are related to the purchase of slaves, the collection of rent on houses, repayment of loans, and the building of a barn. The last few pages contain a list of indentured servants, along with their dates of birth; dates of manumission; and costs of "freedom suits," suits of clothes given upon the completion of servitude.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Jesse Brown, September 2004

Encoded by: Jesse Brown, September 2004

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