Affleck, Thomas, 1812-1868. The Cotton Plantation Record and Account Book
Cotton growing -- Accounting
During the antebellum period of United States history, the southern states generated an unprecedented amount of wealth through a well developed plantation system that produced vast quantities of cotton, sugar, and tobacco. To date, very little has...
Inheritance and succession; Assets (Accounting); Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877);
In this letter Roxana discusses family business matters; she responds to the family's question regarding how much she spent on Lucy's doctors and burial; division of assets; their ""Mother""(step-mother Sarah); mentions how the South was not...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment; Health; Families; Fathers and sons; Fathers and daughters; Crops;
Matthew writes to Jerrie Sanders concerning various business matters, particularly his Matthew's gin and Jerrie's request for money. Also discusses various family members health and activities, including Jeremiah's enlistment.
Songs--United States--19th Century; Popular Music--United States
Cover: caricature of an African American male reclining against bales of cotton set on a city dock; description reads ""characteristic two-step march, polka & cake-walk [all music is missing, only the title page remains]