Wilkes Family Papers

Wilkes, Jane Smedberg (Mrs. John)--Correspondence
Includes three valentines. Only a portion of this folder was digitized.
Wilkes, John--Records of enslaved persons
Primaily includes bills-of-sale for enslaved individuals bought or sold by John Wilkes. Names of enslaved men, women, and children include Jack, Zeno, Alice, Lucy, Jeff, Antony, Phillis, Alfred, Annis, Leander, Mahalah, Harriet, Henry, Murray, and London. Names of individuals who bought or sold enslaved individuals include John Wilkes, Leroy Springs, Julia A. Hooker, Robert C. Jenkins, Mrs. J. Moody, W.R. Myers. Also includes correspondence from Alex Mitchell to John Wilkes expressing frustration over financial matters following the sale of an enslaved man.