Mar 10, 2011 - Sale 2239

Sale 2239 - Lot 95

Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--RECONSTRUCTION.) Abstract of Expenditures for Freed Labor in the Department of Freedmen, District of Memphis, Tenn. Paid during the month of February, 1865. Signed by T.W. Walker, Captain 63rd U.S.C.T., Superintendent Freedmen, West Tenn.Small folio, written on one side and docketed on the reverse. Memphis, 1865

Additional Details

This abstract covers the payroll for freed laborers, mostly woodcutters, but includes seven "gravediggers." Over the month of February, the payroll was $3046.48 for a total of 28 laborers, most for woodcutters.