This letter is from John Lloyd in Charleston, South Carolina to his nephew Thomas B. Smith in London, England. Some of the contents of the letter discuss Smith's slave who was stolen, which he references as "a negro"; Lloyd's advocacy of "the new Constitution"; Smith's nephew William Farr who arrived from Holland and the estate of Thomas Farr.
This document is a court case discussing a law suit to recover wages brought by Lydia Witten, a midwife who delivered the child of a slave women (referenced as "negro woman") without the consent of her master.
A document with the title "Negroes, The Estate of Peter Villepontoux Deceased" in which the writer lists the names of enslaved men, women and children. Makes notation "Abby-mulatto wench" as well as the relationships between slaves.
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