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Two appraisals of the property belonging to the estate of Adam Gordon completed by James P. Parker, H.N. Spencer and James Grafton on January 29 and March 21, 1845. A court warrant is attached. The first appraisal lists 24 slaves by name and the second lists another two slaves. Adam Gordon died on August 25, 1836, and his wife Aletheia died on August 28, 1844, leaving the 2,400 acre "Woodland" plantation to their granddaughter Eugenia A. Calhoun.
Valuation--Mississippi--Claiborne County., Gordon, Adam.
"Adam Gordon estate appraisal, Claiborne County, Mississippi, 1845" (2021). Documents. 6.