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James Harrell Account Book, 1831-1840

Title
James Harrell Account Book, 1831-1840
ID
Mss. Acc. 2011.690
Extent
0.05 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Account book, 1831-1840, of the estate of James Harrell of Chesterfield County, South Carolina. Harrell died in 1823, and the administrator of his estate is James Sinclair. The account book has separate pages for each of Harrell's minor children: Elizabeth T. Harrell, Joseph L. Harrell, and Sarah Ann P. Harrell. Includes amounts spent on tuition at various schools, lists of books purchased, and taxes paid on Harrell's estate. There are also lines for the hiring of slaves to work on Harrell's plantation as well as lines where Harrell's slaves are hired out to others. Also includes the cost of medical care for his slaves as well as lists of their names.
Creators
Harrell, James
Subjects
Decedents' estates
Education--South Carolina
Slavery
United States--Slavery
Genres
Account books
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
12/21/2011.
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.
Rights
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: Purchase..
Preferred Citation
James Harrell Account Book, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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