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1866 Labor Contracts for Freedmen

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1866 Labor Contracts for Freedmen


These images are copies of original labor contracts from Louisa County after the Civil War. Notice the stamps on each document showing it was approved by the Freedmen's Bureau office at Louisa Courthouse.

Contracts are between Henry Taylor and the following freedmen:

Sam Barbour

William Carter

Randol Quarles

Gabriel Tinsley

Howard Quarles

Martin Johnson

Jesse Johnson

Frank Stewart

George Stewart

Henry Desper

Sam Quarles

Frederic Chapman

Watson Waddy


Westend Papers


Louisa County Historical Society




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