Letter, Alfred Y. Glover to James Sykes; 12/05/1864

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Creator:Glover, Alfred Young, 1835-1915
Title:Letter, Alfred Y. Glover to James Sykes; 12/05/1864

Letter from Alfred Y. Glover in Forkland, Alabama, to James Sykes in Columbus, Mississippi, requesting that he make a decision about a slave girl named Tildy-Ann, who belongs to one of Dr. Sam B. Malone's minor heirs. James Sykes is the agent for the heirs' guardian, Dr. Frank Sykes. Glover wants to keep Tildy-Ann, but only if he can either purchase her or keep her on the property free of hire. He says he doesn't want to seperate her from her ''two little children.'' 1864.

Local identification number: 73-39

Subjects:Sykes family | Sykes, James William, 1810-1885 | Slavery | African Americans | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Collection:Intellectual underpinnings of the American Civil War
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Contributors:Mississippi State University. Libraries
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