Go Down, Moses, 242 (Event)

Page Number: 
242
Order within Page: 
4
First 8-10 words of event: 
and the older ledgers clumsy and archaic in size
Page Event Ends: 
242
Era: 
Antebellum (1831-1860)
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 1840 to Monday, December 31, 1860
Summary: 

The narrative briefly describes the oldest ledgers on the shelf in the commissary, which contain Buck and Buddy McCaslin's records of the plantation "during the two decades before the Civil War," when it was a slave plantation, and includes details about the "manumission in title at least" of some of their father's slaves (242).

Chronological Order: 
32.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Accounting, Slavery, Manumission
Cultural Issues:

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