"Documents include administrators, estate, executors and guardian accounts, wills, inventory and appraisals. Entries list each slave owner, followed by the page number, date and type of document. The list of slaves follows and the new owner is listed if known. Surnames of the owner's children are indexed only if noted in the document. First names have been standardized in order to make it easier to search for a name. Includes full-name index"--Back cover.
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