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Winn, John (b. 1789) [Inventory and appraisment of the estate of Thomas Winn]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03434.53 Author/Creator: Winn, John (b. 1789) Place Written: Fluvanna Country, Virginia Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 26 November 1824 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 32 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Inventory lists the value of items belonging to the estate of Thomas Winn, including enslaved people, tools, livestock and foodstuffs. Also lists outstanding debts on Winn's estate. Among the enslaved people listed is "An old and superannuated woman Phebe (considered to be worth nothing)." Docket notes that the enslaved people were hired out from the estate. Appraised by John Fuqua, John G. Hughes and Pearce W. Metton. Signed by John Winn as administrator of the estate of Thomas Winn.

People: Winn, John Bowles, b. 1789

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: EstateDeathAgriculture and Animal HusbandryHome FurnishingsFinanceAfrican American HistorySlaveryDiet and nutritionDebtWomen's HistoryLabor

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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