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Sunday, February 27, 2011

MID-MISSOURI’S TOP SLAVEHOLDERS

A fascinating list in the Columbia Daily Tribune (20 February 2011) of Mid-Missouri’s top slaveholders in 1861:

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NOTE: Top slaveholder on the list was J.K. Ragland of Saline Twp., Cooper County, with 81 slaves. Close on his heels was John R. White of Franklin Twp., Howard County, with 76 slaves. Top female slaveholder was Jane Howard of Boonville, Cooper County, with 47 slaves.

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