Jane E. Pritchard slave deeds
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Jane E. Pritchard slave deeds

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Pritchard, Jane E., approximately 1820-
Title: Jane E. Pritchard slave deeds
Dates: 1855
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0639

Biographical/Historical Note

Jane E. Pritchard (b. ca. 1820) lived on St. Helena Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two deeds of gift for slaves belonging to Jane E. Pritchard of St. Helena Island, Beaufort District, South Carolina. The deed is written from Pritchard to Eliza Louisa McTurens and Benjamin F. McTurens, who were the children of Alfred H. McTurens of Beaufort District, South Carolina. Both deeds are dated August 20, 1855. The slaves given to Benjamin McTurens were Sylla and her children, Sarah and Becka; Emily and her children, Enoch, Nelly, and Mag, were given to Eliza McTurens.


Index Terms

Deeds.
Pritchard, Jane E., approximately 1820-
Slavery--South Carolina.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Jane E. Pritchard slave deeds, MS 639, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Margaret McLaughlin, 1969.


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.

Container List

 
Items 1-2: Deeds of gift of slaves, Jane E. Pritchard of St. Helena Island, Beaufort District, S.C., to Eliza Louisa McTurens and Benjamin F. McTurens, daughter and son of Alfred H. McTurens of Beaufort District, S.C., 1855 August 20