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This item is a list of over 80 "negroes" — slaves of African descent — at Spring Garden, a plantation in present-day DeLeon Springs State Park, Florida. The list notes the first names of slaves and their ages. Annotations indicate occupations and work assignments, family units, and if individuals were sent to Charleston or sold locally. The meaning of some annotations are unclear or at least not explicit, such as small circles next to females' names. Annotations indicate this list was used as reference more than once. One pair of twins is noted as are several infants. Reference to the names Heriot and Woodruff corroborate the location of the plantation. The document is marked "negro list" on the reverse side, docket.
slaves, Spring Garden, slavery, slave trade, 1829, Florida, DeLeon Springs, DeLeon Springs State Park, Volusia County, Volusia, Florida
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Spring Garden plantation, "List of slaves, including their ages, at Spring Garden plantation, Florida, 1829." (1829). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 304.
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