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Identifier: A0272

Title: R.B. Chinn Collection, 1820-1892

Description:

Colonel John R. White resided in Howard County, Missouri, but spent considerable time in New Orleans on business. The collection was accumulated by R.B. Chinn.

Collection contains four account books, receipts, and bills of sales, 1840-1860, of Colonel White who was a dealer in slaves. The account books include purchase and selling prices, jailor and turnkey fees, boarding fees for slaves sold on commission, clothing and medical fees, transportation costs, burial fees and such expenses associated with the slave trade.; his account books for a stay in 1842 give both personal and business expenses.

1 box

Cite as: R.B. Chinn Collection, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND

Place:

Dates: 1820-1892

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts
Collection

Maker/Creator: Chinn, R. B.

Subjects: Accounts
Slaves
Slavery
Clothing and dress
Medical care
Transportation
Business
African Americans
Finance

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