J. Young letter to Jonathan Burroughs

J. Young letter to Jonathan Burroughs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Young, J.
Title: J. Young letter to Jonathan Burroughs
Dates: 1836 September 3
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s) (1 letter)
Coll. Number: ms594

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one letter from J. Young (Rowan County, N.C.) to Jonathan Burroughs (Hawkinsville, Ga.) regarding the sale of an enslaved African American boy. It sheds light not only on the economic and human aspects of slavery in the Cotton Belt. It is valuable also on some of the problems of emigration from an older section of the South and settling in a new country.

Index Terms

Burroughs, Jonathan -- Correspondence
Child slaves--Georgia.
Young, J. -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. Young letter to Jonathan Burroughs, ms594, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1836 September 3