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Slavery -- United States

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Diary of a Vermonter's life and travels, circa 1850-1852

Scope and Contents Includes one bound manuscript diary kept by a young Vermont man between approximately 1850 and 1852. The author of the diary describes his life in New England as well as his travels by rail and stage to New York City and Georgia. The author appears to have lived near Greenfield, VT, and hails from an affluent family with ties to New York City. He attended an academy in East Hampton, about which he wrote at length.

Helen M. Tarbell letters

Identifier: C-56
Scope and Contents Collection contains 1 box, with 2 folders. The collection includes 24 holograph letters, 4 typed transcriptions, 2 printed deeds, 2 receipts, and 1 printed probate notice.The Helen M. Tarbell letters comprise letters to and about Tarbell ranging in date from 1862-1926, the majority dating from 1864 through the early 1870's. A debilitating spinal weakness ended Tarbell's employ as governess for the family of Liet. Col. Thomas H. Johnson near Beaufort, South Carolina in 1864, but Tarbell...

R.B. Campbell letter, June 15, 1853

 File — Box 2, Folder: 8
Identifier: C-Misc 65
Scope and Contents Includes one holograph letter written by R.B. Campbell in New Orleans, LA to his son Richard [Campbell] in 1853. The letter discusses rumors of a possible slave revolt in New Orleans, reporting that "near 2500 negroes from the coast & city were attempting to fire the city & city prisons & rob and in fact the police & military were on part of the night but it all turned out to be a hoax or nearly so."