by Julia Munro


Robert Battles was a freed man of colour who owned a small farm near the boundaries of the University. His name comes up several times in the John Hartwell Cocke papers surrounding discussions of the purchase of his property by Cocke (P43616). A document signed and dated by Battles on 22 March 1825, for instance, records his having received "six hundred and sixty dollars" from Cocke, as outlined in the 8 March 1825 Deed. 



1. References to the Individual in the JUEL Digitized Transcripts

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Robert Battles and John Hartwell Cocke Deed March 8, 1825


Proctor's Daybook=NOT YET DIGITIZED 


2. Library Call Numbers/Bibliographic Records


Proctor's Daybook [Manuscript], 1821-1828. Special Collections, University of Virginia Library. RG-5/3/2.102




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