This is a contract between Henry Morscheimer and the Freedmen's Bureau, in which Morscheimer agrees to pay the freed blacks on his plantation in Ashley County, Arkansas, in exchange for their labor. It includes a list of the freedmen employed and their wages.
4 page document, both handwritten and printed
Contracts; Wages; Farmers; Farming; Farms
Ashley County, Arkansas
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Arkansas State Archives
Morscheimer Contract, SMC.12.6, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.