----, EMILY
    by Julia Munro

JUEL ID/KEY: P47890

Emily (last name unknown), female, presumed adult. Mentioned in "A List of Hirelings to be Sent to Captn. Winns (P47913); Jany. 1. 1828," Emily is listed at the cost of 30.00$. The document, by John Hartwell Cocke (P43616), lists nine women total and includes instructions and notes on some of the individuals. A footnote describes Emily's case: "Emily has been left by my Daughter Louisiana who is desirous to have her put into good hands victuals & clothes & Blanket only, in consideration that she shall be employed part of the time in weaving. She has been brought up in our house & is already able to do common needle work & other Household offices. If you cant dispose of her satisfactorily in reference to the above object, let her return." The total "hirelings" listed were: DinahPollyDilcyBibbiannaAggy, Emily, JennyLouisa, and Fanney

The list is available on JUEL as a scan of the original manuscript and as an XML File. 

 

PRIMARY SOURCE INFORMATION 

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Scan of manuscript = Mini Showcase 2, click on "John Hartwell Cocke Papers," and select image #54.1.01

XML File = List of Hirelings

 

 

2. Library Call Numbers/Bibliographic Records

John Hartwell Cocke Papers [manuscript], 1725-1949. Special Collections, University of Virginia Library. MSS640

 

 

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