Georgia Chemical Works agreement with Mrs. H. C. Griffin
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Georgia Chemical Works agreement with Mrs. H. C. Griffin

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia Chemical Works.
Title: Georgia Chemical Works agreement with Mrs. H. C. Griffin
Dates: 1863
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1821

Biographical/Historical Note

The Georgia Chemical Works was located in Augusta, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains an agreement on 24 December 1863 between the Georgia Chemical Company and Mrs. H. C. Griffin of Savannah, Georgia for the hire of African American slaves to work in the Georgia Chemical Works in 1864. The names of the four slaves and the prices for which they were hired out to the Chemical Works by Griffin are listed on the back of the document.


Index Terms

Agreements.
Georgia Chemical Works.
Griffin, H. C., Mrs., active 1863.
Slaves--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.