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dc.rights.licenseNo Copyright -- United Statesen_US
dc.creatorEstate of Hugh Adams
dc.descriptionThis is a detailed statement of expenses accrued by Rosa Lewis to be deducted from the legacy left to her and her daughters by Hugh Adams. Rosa was left 500 dollars outright. After distributions were made, the residue was divided amoung the beneficiaries. Rosa and her daughters, Edmonia and Sarah, each received $305.79 as their share of the residue. Rosa spent 700 dollars to purchase her husband, Reuben, from A. Withrow. After settling various accounts this statement indicates the payment of the remainder of the legacy ($8.65) to Rosa. The document was witnessed by W. McLain, Fin. Sec. A. C. S. (American Colonization Society).en_US
dc.descriptionThe available file is a PDF made from scans of the original document.en_US
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dc.titleFinal Statement for Rosa, April 19, 1860en_US
dcterms.isPartOfWLU Coll0373 - Hugh Adams Papers
dc.rights.holderSpecial Collections and Archives, Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
dc.subject.fastSlaves -- Emancipationen_US
dc.subject.fastVirginia -- Rockbridge Countyen_US
dc.subject.fastAmerican Colonization Societyen_US

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  • Coll. 0373 - Hugh Adams Papers
    The Hugh Adams Papers are approximately 75 documents concerning the manumission of nineteen slaves of the Adams estate and their emigration to Careysburg, Liberia.

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