Archive Record

Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 2009.026.001
Description Letter responding to Mr. A.J. Kirklin's request for the purchase of a young male slave from the W.N. Henderson & Company in Atlanta, Georgia.


Atlanta June 16th, 1863

Mr. A.J. Kirklin

Dear Sir we have one boy 12 years old has been plowing for the last year weighs eighty lbs very smart boy Some switch marks on his back was put there for Bad Plowing when he first Commenced he is worth Eighteen fifty.

Yours Respectfully,
WN Henderson & Co
Date 1863
Dates of Creation June 16, 1863
Extent of Description 5.00" x 7.00"
Accession number 2009.026