Collecting of accounts
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Order to Seize Enslaved Persons
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of an order by the Clerk of Court in Morganton (Burke County), NC, James R. Doose, to the sheriff, B. A. Berry, to seize enslaved persons from owners William F. McKeson, Henry O'Neil, Thomas G. Walton, and N. W. Woodfin to pay off debts they incurred to E. E. Greenlee. The order was issued on August 12, 1861. Berry acknowledged that the enslaved were seized on November 16, 1861.
Dates: 1861 August 12