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List of the slaves of Richard O. Morris Proclaimed Free

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Title

List of the slaves of Richard O. Morris Proclaimed Free

Subject

List created in 1892

Description

List of slaves formerly belonging to Richard O. Morris free by Abram Lincoln’s proclamation of January 1st 1863 and the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee April 9 1865
1. Uncle Tom
2. John Carpenter
3. George Fountaine
4. Uncle Chapman
5. Henderson
6. Pleasant
7. John Armsted
8. Overton
9. Chapman Marshall
10. John Tinsley
11. Pouncey
12. James
13. Ananias
14. Reuben
15. John Banks
16. Shelton
17. Jordan
18. Peter
19. Elisha
20. Ben
21. Johns Shoemaker*
22. Aunt Sally
23. Aunt Claire
24. Becky
25. Vinny
26. Minor
27. Jimmy
28. Joan
29. Jane
30. Catherine
31. Frances
32. Clara
33. Patty
34. Maria
35. Aunt Rachel
36. Susan
37. Lewis
38. Martha
39. Henry
40. Phillis
41. Sally
42. Julia Ann
43. Andrew
44. Armsted
45. Judy
46. Tom
47. Kizzy
48. Suckey
49. Patsy
50. Kizzy
51. Robert
52. Kizzy
53. Phillis
54. Nancy
55. Lucy
56. Louisa
57. Clara
58. Rachael
59. Spottswood
60. Pleasant
61. Lucy
62. Cuddy
63. Jacob
64. Amy
65. Robin
66. Eliza
67. Amy
68. Mary
69. Unity
70. William
71. Cooper
72. Reuben
73. Leah
74. Flemming
75. Joe
76. Dudley
77. Baby
78. Minny
79. Amy
80. Tildy
81. Casey
82. Minny
83. Jackson
84. Hannah
85. Betsy
86. Cousin Amy
87. Dolly
88. Eliza
89. Abram
90. Charlie
91. Jane
92. Meredith
93. Nelly
94. Hembrey
95. Martha
96. Chance
97. Elijah
98. Peggy
99. Marcia
100. Nat
101. Tildy
102. Mary
103. Margaret
104. Willie
*John (Shoemaker) purchased during the (not shown)
I hereby certify that the within list is correct as to the slaves belonging to Richard O. Morris & freed by Abraham Lincoln’s proclamation.
Julia M. Morris

Source

From the original manuscript version in the Morris Family Papers in the Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia

Publisher

Louisa County Historical Society

Date

1865