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|Abstract||Microfilm only. Plantation book kept by James P. Postell, a white farmer, documents the enslaved people and their labor in growing cotton, corn, and potatoes at Kelvin Grove Plantation, St. Simons Island, Ga. The plantation book includes lists of enslaved people, as well as stock, diagrams of the plantation, and notations, 1853-1854, of daily agricultural work.|
|Creator||Postell, James P., Active 1853-1854.|
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Enslaved people lived at and provided the labor for Kelvin Grove Plantation on St. Simon's Island, Ga., beginning in 1798.
In 1853, James P. Postell (b. circa 1833) married Anne Armstrong Cater, whose family owned Kelvin Grove.
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Microfilm only. Plantation book kept by James P. Postell, a white farmer, documents the enslaved people and their labor in growing cotton, corn, and potatoes at Kelvin Grove Plantation, St. Simons Island, Ga. The plantation book includes lists of enslaved people, as well as stock, diagrams of the plantation, and notations, 1853-1854, of daily agricultural work.Back to Top
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