Alexander Jeffery Promissory Notes, 1858-1860

Descriptive Summary

Title
Alexander Jeffery Promissory Notes, 1858-1860
Creator
Jeffery, Alexander
Extent
2 items
Subjects
Women slaves--Kentucky--Social conditions
Slave labor--Kentucky--Fayette County
Slavery--United States--19th century
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Two promissory notes written by Alexander Jeffery just prior to the Civil War. Each note, one on December 27, 1858 and the other on December 25, 1860, pertains to the hiring of "Negro girls" from their owners. Each note discusses payment amounts, medical and clothing obligations, and promises to treat them well.
Arrangement: Chronological