This small booklet is among the 1860 tax records. It contains the names, family relationships, location and occupation of free persons of color on the eve of the Civil War. The list contains many names but does not seem to be comprehensive.
National Archives and Records Administration, M1913, Roll 103, Frame 822
Louisa C.H., Va.
February 12th, 1866
Capt. & Asst. Supt.
Asks instructions for finding our orphan…
1, Alfred P, Torbert, Bertha, Melton, 24, 19
2,Dewey, Cales, Florence, Bowles, 26, 22
3, Edward E, Badgett, Rosa L, Baker, 24, 16
4, Walter A, Deale, Mary Alice, Ward, 24, 19
5, Bernard H, Melton, Minnie M, Johnson, 21, 19
6, Eric, Peetz, Audrey…