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Paxton, Samuel A.


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Contracts for hire of enslaved persons by the William Ackerly estate

Identifier: RHS-Coll-0004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven one year contracts between Abraham Lovell, curator of William Ackerly's (deceased) estate, and individuals for hire of enslaved persons, Rachel, Fanny, Nancy, James Alexander, Elisha, and Caroline with her three children. Each contract includes the name of the enslaved person, dates for her/his hire, the cost, and the name of the leasee. Further, each document states that the individuals were to be treated "with humanity" or "humanely" and returned with 'the...
Dates: Inclusive 1860-1864

Paxton Family

 File — Box 7, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

This folder contains information on John and Phebe Paxton, and discusses their ownership of slaves. It also contains inscriptions on various Paxton tombstones.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1700 - 1960

Paxton Family

 File — Box 7, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This box contains information about the Newcomb family, the Patton family, the Paxton family, the Pendleton family, the Poage family, the Quaintance family, the Randolph family, Andrew Reid, the Reblogel family, the Reynolds and McGuire families, the Roach family, the Salling family, John Saville, the Shafer family, the Shanks family, the Sheltman family, the Smith family, the Sterrett family, the Stuart family, and the Swope family.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1700 - 1960