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Guide to the George Benagh promissory note MSS.1603

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University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

December 2013

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English

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Collection Title:

George Benagh promissory note

Unit ID:

MSS.1603

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet 1 item

Dates:

1858 January 1

Abstract:

Promissory note dated January 1, 1858, in which The University of Alabama agreed to pay $150 to W. J. Hays for the use of a slave named Paul for one year. The note was signed by George Benagh, a professor acting on behalf of the University.

Scope and Contents note

Promissory note dated January 1, 1858, in which The University of Alabama agreed to pay $150 to W. J. Hays for the use of a slave named Paul for one year. The note is signed by George Benagh, a professor acting on behalf of the University.

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updated by Donnelly Walton, 2013

Preferred Citation:

George Benagh promissory note, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Louis A. Pitschmann and Lillian A. Clark, 2002

Biographical/Historical note

George William Benagh (1824-1863) was a professor at The University of Alabama from July 1850 to 1863. He drowned while swimming in 1863.

Source: www.ancestry.com

Access Restrictions:

none

Related Archival Materials note

Henry R. Benagh letter, W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Source(s)

Benagh, George, 1824-1863 (local)

Hays, W. J. (local)

University of Alabama. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Faculty (lcsh)

Promissory notes (lcsh)

Slavery--Alabama (lcsh)

University of Alabama--Faculty/Staff (Local)

Promissory note Box 2826 Folder 1603.01

Promissory note from George Benagh, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to W.J. Hays, January 1, 1858 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/97607