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Collection Reference Number GLC04501.086
From Archive Folder Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves 
Title Atticus Slaughter to Tobias Gibson regarding his wife and plantation business
Date 15 August 1858
Author Slaughter, Atticus (ca. 1830-1860)  
Recipient Gibson, Tobias  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He writes about his wife Virginia and plantation business.
Subjects Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Women's History  Marriage  Slavery  
People Slaughter, Atticus (ca. 1830-1860)  Gibson, Tobias (fl. 1842-1865)  
Place written Spring Banks, Arkansas
Theme Agriculture; Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Tobias Gibson was a plantation owner and owned four estates: Greenwood, Magnolia, Hollywood, and Live Oak. He resided primarily in Lexington, Kentucky, but was one of the wealthiest cotton and sugar planters of the Mississippi Valley.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859