Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Collection — Box 155
Identifier: MSS 1-10
Scope and Contents This item is a plantation record book and appears to be the financial records of William Armistead, who either owned or managed one or more large plantations or farms. He also acted as guardian for several children, as indicated by entries for tuition and books, as well as entries for Orphans Court. He was also involved in land deals and skilled blacksmith work. Some places mentioned, Candy's Landing and Greensboro, can be located on an early map of Alabama, indicating that the activities recorded took place somewhere in west Alabama. A large number of persons are named in the record book, and some of the locations and subjects mentioned include: cotton, Candy's Landing,...