This document is the last will and testament of John Shank, a resident of Troup County, Georgia. It is dated July 22, 1852 and details his wishes for the division of his property (including several slaves) after he passes.
Troup County, Georgia
Georgia, Slaveholder, Slavery, Last Will and Testament
United States History
Shank, John, "Last Will and Testament of John Shank, July 1852" (1852). The James L. Fuller Collection. 1.