Two-page letter from A. J. Rux in Spring Hill, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], reporting on the poor slave trade market and his intentions to move to McKinley, Alabama, to try to sell slaves.
Two-page appraisement of slaves owned by John Linder, Junior, to be submitted "as a payment of a debt" to John Joyce of Mobeal [Mobile, Alabama]. List of 12 slaves, including name, age, relationship, and value. Signed by assessors Cornelius...
Bill of sale for "a certain female slave named Fannyand her child named George" from Louis Montany to Mary Locker, both of Mobile, Alabama. Signed by witnesses George W. Grand, D. Dill, and Bennet Cutter.
Bill of sale for "Phillis, a female negro slave" from Felix M. Hemphill to his sister-in-law Ellena A. C. Goodman, both of Mobile, Alabama. Hemphill specifies that if Ellena Goodman passes away, the slave will then be given to his other...
Ship "manifest of slaves" on the Steamer Alabama from the port of New York to Savannah, Georgia. Includes names of ship's Master Geroge R. Scheuck, shipper Peter Lewis, collector C. Dummer and one slave, Mary Lewis.
One-page letter from W. J. Moore [Mune?] in Mobile [Alabama] to E. H. Stokes of Richmond, Virginia, explaining his difficulties in payment for a business transaction [probably the purchase of a slave].
One-page letter from James W. McCrary in Greensboro, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond, Virginia], informing him that "no negroes [are] selling here at any price" citing the election of Abraham Lincoln as the reason.
Slave trade--Alabama--Selma; Slave trade--Virginia--Richmond; Secession--South Carolina; Secession--Southern States
Two-page letter from J. E. Prestridge in Selma, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], disucssing the poor slave trade market and his hopes that South Carolina will secede from the United States.
Two-page letter from A. J. Rux in McKinley, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], reporting on the poor slave trade market and writing that "it is the darkest looking prospect to do anything that I ever saw."