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Enclosure: Thomas Jefferson’s List of Blankets and Beds to be Distributed to Poplar Forest Slaves, [ca. 10 November 1818]

Enclosure

List of Blankets and Beds to be Distributed to Poplar Forest Slaves

[ca. 10 Nov. 1818]

Blankets.  Beds
Cate Cate
Hal Hanah. Cate’s
Hanah Lucinda.
Sally Edy
Armistead Dinah
Maria. Cate’s Betty
Gawen Aggy
Austin 8.  Maria. Nanny’s
Flora  Maria having now a child, I promised her a house to be built this winter. be so good as to have it done. place it along the garden fence on the road Eastward from Hanah’s house.
Fanny
Edy. 1. for herself
& 1. for Nancy & Robert
Dick
Dinah.
1. for Joe & Shepherd
Betty
Cate. Betty’s
Jesse
Maria. Nanny’s
20.  Milly. Nanny’s

PoC (MHi); in TJ’s hand; undated; on verso of covering letter, with second enclosure subjoined.

Maria’s child was James Hubbard (Betts, Farm Book description begins Edwin M. Betts, ed., Thomas Jefferson’s Farm Book, 1953 (in two separately paginated sections; unless otherwise specified, references are to the second section) description ends , pt. 1, 131).

Index Entries

  • Aggy (TJ’s slave; b.1789; daughter of Dinah); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Armistead (TJ’s slave; b.1771); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Augustine (Austin) (TJ’s slave; b. ca.1775); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • beds; for slaves search
  • Betty (Island Betty; Old Betty) (TJ’s slave; b.1749); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • blankets; for slaves search
  • Cate (TJ’s slave; b.1788; Betty’s daughter); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Dick (Yellow Dick) (TJ’s slave; b.1767); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Dinah (TJ’s slave; b.1766); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Edy (TJ’s slave; b.1792); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Fanny (TJ’s slave; b.1788; daughter of Abby); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Flora (TJ’s slave; b.1783); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Gawen (TJ’s slave; b.1804); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hall (Hal) (TJ’s slave;1767–1819); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hannah (Hanah) (TJ’s slave; b.1770); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • household articles; beds search
  • household articles; blankets search
  • Hubbard, Cate (TJ’s slave; b.1747); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hubbard, James (TJ’s slave; b.1818); birth of search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Writings; List of Blankets and Beds to be Distributed to Poplar Forest Slaves search
  • Jesse (TJ’s slave; b.1772); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Joe (TJ’s slave;1806–18); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Lucinda (TJ’s slave; b.1791); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Maria (TJ’s slave; b.1776); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Maria (TJ’s slave; b.1798); child of search
  • Maria (TJ’s slave; b.1798); house for search
  • Maria (TJ’s slave; b.1798); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Milly (TJ’s slave; b.1806); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Nancy (TJ’s slave;1812–18); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Nanny (TJ’s slave; b.1778); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); beds and blankets for slaves at search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); slave dwellings at search
  • Robert (TJ’s slave); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Shepherd (TJ’s slave; b.1809); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • slaves; blankets and beds for search
  • slaves; dwellings of search