Letter Regarding Slave Dispute A&M.4273

Letter Regarding Slave Dispute A&M.4273


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.4273
Title
Letter Regarding Slave DisputeSeptember 18, 1869
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/4359
Quantity
.01 Linear Feet, 1 item (1 folder)
Creator
Hannah, Andrew L.
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

A&M 4273, Letter Regarding Slave Dispute, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Scope and Contents

Letter from Andrew L. Hannah of Falls Craigs Creek (possibly Botetourt County, Virginia) to Miss Polly Semon, dated 1869-09-18. Hannah writes regarding a dispute over money owed for a "negro boy". Hannah alleges that Miss Semon told him not to sell the unnamed enslaved boy as long as the boy lived, which Hannah claims led to a missed sales opportunity during the war and resulted in Hannah owing Miss Semon more money than he thought fair.