James Shanklin papers, 1817-1872, 1843-1872 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
James Shanklin papers, 1817-1872, 1843-1872 (bulk dates)
Creator
Shanklin, James, fl. 1850.
Extent
1 Reel of microfilm (2 ft.)
Subjects
Shanklin, James, fl. 1850.
Slavery--Kentucky--Mason County.
Agriculture--Kentucky--Mason County.
Agriculture--History--19th century.
Farmers--Taxation--Kentucky--Mason County.
Farmers.
Mason County (Ky.).
Bills (financial).
Receipts
Arrangement
Arranged by record type and chronologically thereunder.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
These business records belonged to James Shanklin, a planter in Mason County, Ky, and include tax receipts (1843-1872) and bills of sale. Tax receipts give yearly assessments of his land and belongings including slaves. Several of the bills of sale are for the exchange of slave property.

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