Bernard Constantine indenture
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Bernard Constantine indenture

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Constantine, Bernard, 1792-1865.
Title: Bernard Constantine indenture
Dates: 1861 November 11
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0172

Biographical/Historical Note

Bernard Constantine (1792-1865) was a native of Pennsylvania. He was a butcher and grocer in Savannah, Georgia. He died on December 14, 1865 and is buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a deed of indenture, dated November 11, 1861, from Bernard Constantine to his son, Peter Constantine, for two slaves, Mary and Susan, in trust for Bernard's daughter-in-law, Sarah Constantine, and her children.


Index Terms

Constantine, Bernard, 1792-1865.
Georgia. Superior Court (Chatham County)
Indentures.
Slaves--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Bernard Constantine indenture, MS 172, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.