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Walker, Moses (fl. 1854) to Moses Walker's mother

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09729 Author/Creator: Walker, Moses (fl. 1854) Place Written: Hootersville, Georgia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 January 1854 Pagination: 1 p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: One letter dated Hootersville, Upson County, Georgia, January 18, 1854, from Moses Walker to his mother who resided at another plantation. Details his life on the plantation, collecting 260 pounds of cotton that he had not received his payment for yet, and the likelihood of his brother Henry, being sent to the same plantation after being sold for $800.

People: Walker, Henry, fl. 1854
Walker, Moses, fl. 1854

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Enslaved peopleSlaveryFamilyAfrican American AuthorAfrican American HistoryLetter from Enslaved Person

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery

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