This plantation diary includes day-to-day management of Drayton plantations, (particularly Drayton Hall and Jehossee), focusing on crops, livestock, labor, and the movement of these between estates. Includes details on the unsatisfactory work of overseers, marriage of Charlotte Drayton, building of a new barn and slave houses, slave deaths from snake/spider bites and lightning strikes.
Plat of 230 acres on Johns Island. Little detail included on the plat, but there is an short explanation of the deed. Names associated with this plat are John Jones, Ebenezer Simmons, James Witter, Samuel Palmevine, John Palmavin, and Welkins. Notable geographic locations included in this plat are the Keiwaugh [Kiawah] River, Coll’s Creek, Savannah Tract, Johns Island, and Colleton County.
A medical bill from Dr. Robert Brownfield to the estate of Benjamin Allston. The bill includes the names of enslaved persons, their ailment, cost, date and prescription. Notations include treating a "little negro," and offering medical advice to "negroes."
This document is the last will and testament of William Mills where he discusses the distribution of his properties and items. Makes notation on the first page that he leaves his son Thomas "my two negroes Jacob and Binah." On the second page, he makes the notation that he leaves his son Henry "my negro wench Maryanne," his son Robert, "my two negro men Dunder and Jeffrey" and his daughter Sarah, "my two negro girls named Jinney and her sister Cate." On the third page, makes the notation that he leaves to William Mills, "a negro boy about the age of (14)."
The Planting Journal and Accounts Book is a list of inventory, construction materials and figures, and enslaved people related to Coffin Point Plantation. This journal also contains the last will of John Stewart created in 1739 collected to prove Coffin's inheritance to Stewart's estate. The names of enslaved people on the plantation are listed as: Abbey, Abigail, Anna, Auber, Bella, Betty, Binah, Bristol, Brutus, Chloe, Cynder, Daniel, Deborah, Diana, Dick, Dolly, Edmund, Fortimer, George, Hannah, Hercules, Isaac, Ishmael, Jack, James, January, Jenny, John, Kate, Leah, Long Ceasar, Short Ceasar, Maria, Mariann, Miley, Mingo, Minos, Minto, Monday, Nancy, Nanny, Ned/Little Ned, Patra, Peg, Peter, Philis, Phoebe, Rachel, Rodwell, Sam, Sampson, Sara, Sharper, Simon, Sukey, Sury, Sylva, Taff, Tener, Tinah, Tobias, Toby, Toney, Will/Yellow Will.
Black-and-white engraved map of Amsterdam, with a key including the Portuguese Synagogue and Great Synagogue. From Le guide d'Amsterdam, ou Description de ce qu'il y a de plus intéressant, published Amsterdam: C. Covens.