A copy of the last will of Richard Randolph of Bizarre in Cumberland County wherein he explained why he was emancipating his slaves and declared his opposition to slavery. Consists primarily of letters of E. Bowler Cocke, John Goner, J. Letters from former slaves of the Minor family of Albemarle County written from Liberia. Personal, political, and military correspondence of this North Carolina citizen.
Remarks to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of on a measure concerning free blacks.
Randolphs of Early Virginia
Wm Douglas, sum of five guineas Execs: Preparation of a personal-name index to the Survey Reports is under way for eventual publication. Garrett to his brother who had reported trouble at a Richmond college because blacks were allowed to be married there; an April 15,letter telling of a Captain Ravley who stabbed several blacks and killed at least one black person and, according to an October 11,letter, was found not guilty; and an October 4,letter mentioning that Fanny had been sold for behaving badly. Correspondence and other papers of this Nelson County and Washington, D. Included are a slave bill of sale; a "Cotton Book" listing the number of pounds picked by each hand; and a list of slaves "Freed by Abe Lincoln's Proclamation.