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[Legal Document for the Sale of Two Slaves]

Description: Legal document certifying that James L. Dickson received two negro boys from his mother's estate, though they are "in possession of his Brother David C. Dickson." According to the document David owes James a total of $148 for the slaves "due from David on final settlement."
Date: August 7, 1841
Creator: Massie, J. C.
Partner: Two Rivers Historical Foundation

[Emancipation Claim for Slaves of James Buchanan]

Description: Legal document from James Buchanan expressing a claim for Emancipation of his slaves. The following sections of text include the dealings within the county courts of Mercer and April within the Commonwealth of Kentucky, where his claim for emancipation was acknowledged and ordered to be recorded.
Date: November 29, 1834
Creator: Buchanan, James M.
Partner: Two Rivers Historical Foundation

Oral History Interview with James Collins, December 1, 1988

Description: Interview with James Collins, a Vietnam War veteran originally from Galveston, Texas. Collins begins by telling of his experiences in Vietnam, and answering questions concerning aspects of his time overseas. Later in the interview he tells of his family history beginning as captured slaves in Kenya and their servitude in Georgia ultimately ending up in Louisiana after their freedom was granted.
Date: December 1, 1988
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Collins, James
Partner: Lee College