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Date Original

1867 February-November

Description

Bound ledger listing the names of freedmen working at Leek's Plantation in eastern Pulaski County, Arkansas, as well as the amount of provisions, clothing, medicines, ginning, and interest advanced to them.

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.

Physical Description

Ledger, 12.5" x 18.5"

Keywords

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, Item 1

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

African American Studies | Africana Studies | African History | Cultural History | Social History | United States History

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Leek Plantation Freedmen's Bureau ledger, 1867

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