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Clothing and Bedding Distribution List for Poplar Forest Slaves, [after 21 July 1813]

Clothing and Bedding Distribution List for Poplar Forest Slaves

[after 21 July 1813]

Poplar Forest.
Grown persons
plains homespun shirting Children woolen
homesp.
shirtg
Hall. 3   2 ½  7 . Hanah’s ( Jamy. 05 2 ¾ 3
Hanah. 3   3   7   Phil. 08 2   2
Sally (Hanah’s) 98 2   1   6 1 Edmund. 09. 1 ¾ 2  
Lucinda 2   3   7   George Welsh. 12 1   1  
Maria (Nanny’s) 2   5   6 2     7 ½   8
Nisy. 99 2   2 ¼ 5 3 Lucinda’s ( Melinda. 09 1 ¾ 2 .
Nace 3   2 ½ 7   Rebecca. 12.   1   1  
Phill Hubard 3   3   7       2 ¾   3  
Abby. 2   3   7 4     Nancy. Edy’s. 12. 1   1  
Will 3   3   7   Sal’s ( Betty 01. 3 ¾ 4 5
 Manuel 94 3   2 ½ 7 Abby. 04. 3   3
 Amy. 97 2   2 ¾ 6 Edy. 06. 2 ½ 3 .
Edy 2   3   7   Martin. 09. 1 ¾ 2  
Gawen. 3   2 ½ 7   Moses. 11. 1 ¼ 1
Sal. (Will’s) 2   3   7   Mary Anne. 12.   1     1  
Milly 97 2   2 ¾ 6       13 ¼    15
 Sandy. 13.       Dinah’s ( Lucy. 99.6 4 ¼ 5 7
Dick 3   2 ½ 7   Jamy. 02. 3 ½ 4
Dinah 2   3   7   Briley. 05.   2 ¾ 3
Hanah (Dinah’s) 2   3   7       10 ½   13
Aggy 2   3   7 8 Sally. Aggy’s. 12.   1   1  
Evans 3   2 ½ 7   Bess. ( Prince. 04. 3   3
Bess. 2   3   7   Joe. 06. 2 ½ 3  
 Ambrose 2 ¼ 2   5 Shepherd. 09   1 ¾ 2  
Betty 2   3   7       7 ¼   8
Hercules 3   2 ½ 7     43 ¼ 51 9
Jesse. 3   2 ½ 7  
    63 ¼   71 ¾   174 10
   Blankets
Jamy ) Hanah’s
Phill
Nisy
Nace
Will
Abby
Sal. Will’s
 
Edy ) Sall’s
Martin
Amy Will’s
Aggy )
  Sally
Evans.
Hanah Dinah’s
Ambrose ) Bess’s
Prince.

Beds.

Sall. Will’s

Milly

Hanah. Dinah’s11

 
Bear Creek.
Grown persons
plains homespun shirtg Children woolen
homespun
shirtg
Jame Hubbard. 3 . 3 . 7 . Maria’s. ( Johnny. 04. 3   3
Cate. 3   3   7 . Isaac. 09.12   1 ¾ 2  
Armistead. 3 . 3 . 7 .     4 ¾   5
Cate.Rachael’s  97. 2   3   7   Sally’s ( Billy. 08. 2 . 2
Maria. Cate’s 2 ½ 3 . 7 . Anderson. 10. 1 ½ 1
Sally. Cate’s. 2 . 3 . 7 . Henry. 12.   1 .   1 .
Reuben. 3 . 2 ½ 7 .     4 ½   5 .
Austin 3 . 2 ½ 7 . Flora’s ( Gawen. 04. 3   3
Flora. 2   3   7 . Aleck. 06. 2 ½ 3 .
Fanny. 2 . 3 . 7 . Billy. 08. 2   2
Caesar. 3 . 2 ½ 7 . Boston. 11.   1 ¼   1
Cate. Suck’s. 2   3 . 7 .     8 ¾   10
Daniel. 3 . 2 ½ 7 . Fanny’s ( Rachael. 07. 2 ¼ 2
Stephen 3 . 2 ½ 7 . Rhody. 11. 1 ¼ 1
Cate. Betty’s 2   3 . 7 . Zacharias. 13.    
Mary. Betty’s 2 . 3 . 7 .     3 ½   4 .
Nanny. 2   3   7 . Cate’s ( Davy. 06. 2 ½ 3 .
    42 ½   48 ½   119   John. 11.   1 ¼ 1 .
    3   4 .
Nanny’s ( Phill. 01. 3 ¾ 4
Milly. 06. 2 ½ 3 .
George Denis. 08. 2 . 2
Janetta. 12.   1   1 .
    9 ¼   11  
  34 ½ 40 13
   Blankets
Sally. Cate’s
  Billy )
  Anderson
  Henry.
Gawen. ) Flora’s
Aleck
Rachael ) Fanny’s
Rhody
Zacharias
Caesar
George Dennis ) Nanny’s
Janetta

Beds

Maria. Cate’s

Flora.

Nanny.


Wanting for cloathing all the people.

homespun
wollens
  shirting
for the grown people 105¾ yds plains. 120. yds 29414 yds
for the young ones 78. yds 92 .
198. 386 .15

MS (PPAmP: Thomas Jefferson Papers); in TJ’s hand, with check marks possibly in two different hands and other revisions in an unidentified hand; written on one sheet folded to form four pages; undated, but composed after the 21 July 1813 birth of Sandy (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).

1An unidentified hand here inserted “3½.”

2An unidentified hand here inserted “3½.”

3An unidentified hand here inserted “3½.”

4An unidentified hand here inserted “3½.”

5An unidentified hand here inserted “2.”

6Reworked from “Sandy Milly’s.”

7An unidentified hand here inserted “2½.”

8An unidentified hand here inserted “3½.”

9First page of manuscript ends here.

10Correct figure is 175.

11Second page of manuscript ends here.

12TJ here canceled an entry for “Dolly. 12.,” who was to receive one yard each of woolen homespun and shirting.

13Third page of manuscript ends here.

14Correct figure is 295.

15Correct figure is 387.

Index Entries

  • Abbey (Abby) (TJ’s slave; b.1804); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Abby (TJ’s slave; b.1753); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Aggy (TJ’s slave; b.1789; daughter of Dinah); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Aleck (TJ’s slave; b.1806); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Ambrose (TJ’s slave; b.1799); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Amy (TJ’s slave; b.1797); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Anderson (TJ’s slave; b.1810; Sarah [Sally] Hubbard’s son); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Armistead (TJ’s slave; b.1771); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Armstead (Manuel) (TJ’s slave; b.1794); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Augustine (Austin) (TJ’s slave; b. ca.1775); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Bear Creek plantation (part of TJ’s Poplar Forest estate); blankets and beds for slaves at search
  • Bear Creek plantation (part of TJ’s Poplar Forest estate); clothing for slaves at search
  • Betty (Bess) (TJ’s slave; b.1747); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Betty (Island Betty; Old Betty) (TJ’s slave; b.1749); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Betty (TJ’s slave; b.1801); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Billy (TJ’s slave; b.1808; Flora’s son); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Billy (TJ’s slave; b.1808; Sarah [Sally] Hubbard’s son); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Boston (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Bryley (Briley) (TJ’s slave; b.1805); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Caesar (TJ’s slave; b.1774); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Cate (TJ’s slave; b.1788; Suckey’s daughter); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Cate (TJ’s slave; b.1797); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • clothing; for slaves search
  • Daniel (TJ’s slave; b.1790); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Davy (TJ’s slave; b.1806); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Dennis, George (TJ’s slave; b.1808); 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
  • Dolly (TJ’s slave; b.1812); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Edmund (TJ’s slave; b.1809); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Edy (TJ’s slave; b.1792); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Edy (TJ’s slave; b.1806); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Evans (TJ’s slave; b.1794); 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.1778); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Gawen (TJ’s slave; b.1804); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Goodman, Sally (TJ’s slave; b.1812); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hall (Hal) (TJ’s slave; b.1767); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hanah (TJ’s slave; b.1796); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hannah (Hanah) (TJ’s slave; b.1770); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Henry (TJ’s slave; b.1812); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hercules (TJ’s slave; b.1794); 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, Jame (TJ’s slave; father of James Hubbard); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hubbard, Phill (TJ’s slave); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hubbard, Sally (TJ’s slave; b.1797); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hubbard, Sarah (Sally) (TJ’s slave; b.1788); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Isaac (TJ’s slave; b.1809); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Jamey (Jamy) (TJ’s slave; b.1802); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Jamey (Jamy) (TJ’s slave; b.1805); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Janetta (TJ’s slave; b.1812); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Writings; Clothing and Bedding Distribution List for Poplar Forest search
  • Jesse (TJ’s slave; b.1772); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Joe (TJ’s slave; b.1806); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • John (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Johnny (TJ’s slave; b.1804); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Lucinda (TJ’s slave; b.1791); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Lucy (TJ’s slave; b. ca.1800); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Maria (TJ’s slave; b.1776); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Maria (TJ’s slave; b.1798); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Martin (TJ’s slave; b.1809); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Mary (TJ’s slave; b.1792); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Mary Anne (TJ’s slave); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Melinda (TJ’s slave; b.1809); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Milly (TJ’s slave; b.1797); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Milly (TJ’s slave; b.1806); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Moses (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Nace (TJ’s slave; b.1773); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Nancy (TJ’s slave; b.1812); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Nanny (TJ’s slave; b.1778); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Nicy (Nisy) (TJ’s slave; b.1799); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Phill (Phil) (TJ’s slave; b.1801); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Phill (Phil) (TJ’s slave; b.1808); 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); clothing for slaves at search
  • Prince (TJ’s slave; b.1804); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Rachael (TJ’s slave; b.1773); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Rachael (TJ’s slave; b.1807); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Rebecca (TJ’s slave; b.1812); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Reuben (TJ’s slave; b.1793); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Rhody (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Sally (Sal) (TJ’s slave; b.1777); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Sandy (TJ’s slave; b.1813); 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; clothing for search
  • Stephen (TJ’s slave; b.1794); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Suckey (TJ’s slave; b.1771); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • textiles; homespun search
  • textiles; plain cloth search
  • textiles; shirting search
  • textiles; wool search
  • Welsh, George (TJ’s slave); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Will (William) (TJ’s slave; b.1753); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Zacharias (TJ’s slave; b.1813); on Poplar Forest slave lists search