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Roderick Kirkpatrick Shaw Estate Division of Slaves

 Collection — Box: 1805
Identifier: MSS 2005-003
Scope and Contents The Roderick Kirkpatrick Shaw Estate Division of Slaves authorizes Gadsden County Commissioners Thomas Munroe, William F. Bull and Hudson Muse to divide the slaves belonging to the estate of the late Roderick K. Shaw into three equal portions and distribute them to Shaw's two sons, Roderick Gosporo Shaw and James Kirkpatrick Shaw, and to John H. Smith, husband of R. K. Shaw's daughter, Jesse Shaw Smith.In this document, the "Honorable E. C. Love, Judge of Probate" of Gadsden County directs the Commissioners to execute the transaction. The values of each estate portion are recorded, as well as the names and ages of the slaves. Online...
Dates: Created: 1858; Other: Majority of material found in January 14, 1858

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  • Repository: FSU Special Collections & Archives X
  • Subject: Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections X
  • Subject: Slavery X
  • Subject: Antebellum Florida, 1845-1861 X
  • Names: Shaw, Roderick Gospero, 1840-1864 X