Below is a transcription and sample page image for an undated register of labor contracts made in Livingston, AL. The names in the register are the names of employers who entered into contracts with Freedmen. This document is helpful because it records the names of many former slaveholders in Livingston, AL.

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Name of Employer  No of Contract Name of Employer  No of Contract
Altman H7Carver Ben F14
Altman J W7Cobb Henry1
Arrington Edward3Coats John G1
Arrington Joseph3Cusack J. John1
Arrington Andrew Z1Chapman R3
Abrams James A1Cook B G1
Chiles, J T2
Coleman W F2
Brown John E6Coleman S C4
Brown W H & J S2Colaman Cockrel1
Beasley W H3
Battle W D3
Brown B F1Drummond M E1
Baker George1Dewitt & Davidson1
Bryant, E N1Davis Headley2
Brockway A E4Davis M W1
Davis W R1
Brown J E1
Bennett H S1
Bates William1Etheridge J F2
Bates George W1Epps J.W.2
Elliot John K3
Elliot J.C.1
Evans & Arrington1Hooker M A1
Ellington & Brown1Hall Simon (Adm.)3
Eckridge Saml S2Hall John1
Hall W S2
Fortner G J1Hall Wm M4
Fortner A V2Hans Peter1
Hamel J P3
Grant G W7Harper R L & L P2
Grady Michael1Harper G G1
Goudy Henry E2Herd J.M.1
Garland M J1Head John1
Grunder Joseph1Horn J W1
Garret William2Hawkins John T1
Gregory W J1Harper J P & Mary Lee2
Greenless Hugh1Haynsworth Eli & J M Wells1
Griffin Benj1Houston & Jenkins2
Grayton R W1Howie R C1
Gibbs Jesse A1Hillman [Illegible]1
Gibbs E R1
Gowdy Henry E1Jenkins J W3
Johnston Thomas A1
Hibbler George W3Jones Calvin P1
Hawkins Thomas2Jones W A E1
Hentchins Jas L7Jackson & Turner1
Haynsworth Mrs E E2
Kenard James P1McCain H S3
Knight Richard1May Robert E1
Kenedy Thomas H2McComer Edward1
Kenedy Kate1McKeralls Wm J2
McInns & White5
Lancaster Albert1McLee Jas3
Lid H S1McInns & white2
Lowry Prudence1Moore & Hand1
Lewis Lewillym2Mason Robert1
Lockard William3Mims W A1
Leeman Hughy2McInns John1
Lush H B2Moore & Elliot1
Lock James W1Murley S.W.1
Love Nathan1Michael J G1
Lumberson John1Maggard A H1
Land E H1McAlpin1
Lee James M1Mitchell J M1
Lurkin John B5Norwill H W2
Lee Charles1Ormond L T2
Lipscomb H P1
May James A1
McGowan J C2Porter L T1
McGowan W R5Perry Simon L2
McLane Peter1Parker Joe1
McComier C S2Powell James A1
Rushing Shepherd1
Sollman & Elliott1
Sims Thomas W2
Smith O E1
Swan J B2
Thornton George W2
Tankersley Sarah H1
Williamson W E1
Worley Eliza1
Whitehead S F1
Woods E3
Webb A G2
Whitfield R H2
Wyatt Z P1
Wren James T3
Wren E W1

 

Sample page:

Register of Contracts, Livingston AL

Sample Page, Register of Labor Contracts, Livingston, AL [1]

 

View the entire document online at FamilySearch [1]

Source Citation

[1] “Alabama, Freedmen’s Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-46287-1995-13?cc=2333770&wc=9GCV-T3X:1078465304,1078465307 : accessed 22 Nov 2014), Livingston > Roll 20, List of contracts > image 2 of 6; citing NARA microfilm publication M1900, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

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