Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Letters and other documents donated by a source in Perry County, Alabama. The collection consists of eight letters to Elias Benson. There is also one summons order included in the Elias Benson series. Another series contains the will of Philip Smith of South Carolina. The Thomas and Mary Jones series contains three statements of debt made to John E. Cook, along with an indenture statement and draft. The final series includes miscellaneous documents including deed certification, court records,...
Dates: 1796 - 1898
File — Box: 4250.001, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a copy of the pamphlet The Experience of Thomas Jones, Who Was a Slave for Forty-Three Years, "written by a friend, as given to him by Brother Jones." It was printed by H. S. Taylor of Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1854. The pamphlet is forty-eight pages long and includes, in addition to Jones's narrative, testimonial letters from three New England clergymen.