Slavery -- Alabama
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Bill of sale and warrantee for an enslaved person, Zeke, sold by W. S. Adkins of Lowndes County, Alabama, for $1600. The buyer's name is illegible.
Abstract A mortgage dated 20 June 1835 on slaves made out to Whitman Brane company in Montgomery County, Alabama.
Dates: 1835 June 20
Abstract Promissory note dated January 1, 1858, in which The University of Alabama agreed to pay $150 to W. J. Hays for the use of a slave named Paul for one year. The note was signed by George Benagh, a professor acting on behalf of the University.
Abstract A receipt for slave named Anderson, aged about 8 years, sold to Jonathan Orr of Morgan County, Alabama.
Overview Petition to Alabama Governor Clement Comer Clay from the citizens of Morgan County, Alabama, on behalf of Archimedes Hank, to repeal or reduce penalty for forfeiture of bond for failure to appear in court.
Abstract Extensive correspondence, business records, and receipts of this Marion, Alabama, plantation owner and attorney, and his family.
Dates: 1820 - 1898
Abstract Includes the papers of Basil Manly, president of the University of Alabama, 1837-1855, and a founder of Furman University, which reflect the history of the period as well as his life as theologian and educator. It also contains materials created and gathered by other Manly family members, including his sons Basil and Charles, president of Furman University, 1881-1897.
Dates: 1818 - 1930
Abstract Contains financial records kept by the Sarah E. King trust in Marion, Perry County, Alabama, and includes receipts for household purchases as well as payment to physicians for treatment of King and her slaves
Dates: 1852 - 1860
Overview Bill of sale for four slaves, Spotswood, Eacly, and two children, William and Thomas.
Dates: 1841 January 30
Abstract Legal and personal papers of the Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, attorney, S.D. Cabaniss, who served as executor for the estate of Samuel Townsend. Also includes materials of other Huntsville attorneys and of the S.D. Cabaniss family.
Abstract Contains records of the Shelby Iron Company from 1862 to 1930, including correspondence, directors' minutes, stockholder records, manufacturing records (charcoal reports, stable reports, mining, time books, payrolls by department), commissary records, grist mill toll books, furnace record books, and many other records. It also includes records of a subsidiary, Shelby Manufacturing and Improvement Company, 1890-1923. The virtually complete set of manufacturing records also parallels the birth...
Abstract Written from Mobile, Alabama, by Thomas Bayley Lawson, a portrait and miniature painter active primarily in Massachusetts, to Rufus Spaulding, in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Speaks in great detail about business conditions and the high cost of living in Mobile. Makes observations on the treatment of slaves in the city.
Overview This record group contains records of The University of Alabama faculty from 1831-1922, including early correspondence and minutes of faculty meetings.
Dates: 1831 - 1922
Overview Diary of Episcopal minister William A. Stickney contains entries dated from 1841-1847. The diary documents Stickney's life as a college student at LaGrange College in Franklin County, Alabama, the University of Alabama, and the General Theological Seminary in New York City. Entries provide information about Stickney's daily life, as well as descriptions of religious services he attended and led, and a description of his personal devotions.