Plantation register for Jericho Plantation from January 1, 1845 to January 9, 1845. Mentions moving from Rice Hope Plantation to Jericho Plantation in St. James Santee Parish and the management of slaves during the change of management of Jericho. Gibbs decides to sell his own slaves in Charleston along with the original slaves at Jericho because his are unfamiliar with rice cultivation. He will therefore purchase some of the slaves from the original estate at Jericho who do have the knowledge of cultivating rice.
Result found on the following page of: Gibbs Plantation Register
Plantation register for Jericho Plantation from June 21, 1845 to June 30, 1845.
Result found on the following page of: Proceedings of the Meeting in Charleston, S.C., May 13-15, 1845, on the Religious Instruction of the Negroes, Together with the Report of the Committee and the Address to the Public. Pub. By order of the meeting.
Minutes from a governmental committee regarding the teaching of Christianity to slaves. Consists of answers to questions asked of prominent slave owners throughout the state. There is a focus on the oral education of slaves as well as a white presence in any black congregation to ensure the slaves did not organize any retaliatory actions. Focuses on the demographics of the Christian slave population. Originally bound in v. 22 of the Thomas Smith Grimke pamphlet collection.