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Cornelia Brooks Contract for Hire, 1867

Title
Cornelia Brooks Contract for Hire, 1867
ID
SC 00204
Extent
1.0 Folder
Scope and Contents
Contract between Cornelia Brooks and F.C. Twyman for hiring her son Frank for "the whole of the present year...Twyman agrees to give him for his services his necessary board tgether with one suit of summer & one suit of winter clothes & one pair of winter shoes and she the said Cornelia Brooks (coloured woman) binds herself to live with & work diligently and faithfully for said Twyman during the year - to do necessary housework, cooking...to do what she can to promote the general interest of said Twyman...on the following terms..."  Notarized with stamp by B. Herndon, Greene County [Virginia].  January 9, 1867.
Creators
Brooks, Cornelia
Twyman, F.C.
Subjects
African Americans--Virginia--History--19th century
Contract labor--Virginia
Greene County (Va.)--History--19th century
Legal documents
Genres
Contracts
Languages
English

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Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
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Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Unknown, received prior to 1950..
Preferred Citation
Cornelia Brooks Contract for Hire, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Finding Aid Revisions:
Transferred from an artificial collection of backlog material.
Collection Material Type:
Records
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