|Title:||William Cooke plantation book|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (1 book)|
William Cooke, plantation owner of Creighton Island, Georgia and son-in-law to Thomas Spalding of Sapelo Island.
The collection consists of “Mr. William Cooke’s plantation book, Creighton Island,” containing handwritten entries dating 1861-1868. Entries include allowance lists for hands on Creighton Island, and information regarding the number of hands assigned to a job. The volume also includes description of the weather, local news and events, and entries and accounts concerning Charles Harris Spalding's probate of his father Thomas Spalding's estate.
William Cooke plantation book, ms 1570. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.