Creator

Date Original

1867

Description

This ledger records of the amounts of provisions, clothing, medicines, ginning, extra labor, and interest advanced to freedmen working at Leek Plantation during 1867.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands was established by Congress in 1865 to provide relief assistance to freed slaves and poor whites in the South. This ledger details transactions at Leek Plantation in accordance with the contract with W.R. Vaughan and Company, approved by the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, District of Little Rock. The ledger lists the names of the freedmen working at Leek's Plantation in eastern Pulaski County, Arkansas, in 1867, and recorded the supplies and cash they were paid.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Subjects

Plantations--Arkansas; Freedmen--United States; Freedmen; United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands

Geographical Area

Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000233

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Leek Plantation Freedmen's Bureau ledger, MS.000233

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Leek Plantation Freedmen's Bureau ledger, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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