Original documents related to Slavery, The Enslaved, and Free People of Color

Author: Garrett, Jill Knight (1923-1996)

Physical Description: Approximately 150 items; 1 Linear Foot

Abstract: Consists of original court documents collected by former late Maury County Historian Jill Knight Garrett  pertaining to the institution of slavery, the enslaved, and free people of color in Maury County, Tennessee, ca. 1810-1865.  Collection was returned by the Tennessee State Library and Archives in 2019 and conserved later that year.

Personal Subject: Slavery, Slave, Free Person of Color, Maury County, Tennessee

Biographical or Historical Data: Slavery in Maury County, Tennessee

Contributors: Garrett, Jill Knight

Local Call Number: MCA.M.002

Reproduction Note: Reproductions available in part, photocopies/digital

Date of Acquisition: 2019