A Spendy Scoundrel Hiding in the Branches

Richard Dicken wasn't considered trustworthy by his father in law. Apparently, he had his reasons.


Will of Nathan Harris II, 1809

I've recently uncovered several wills relating to the Harris family, Thomas Bembry's in-laws. They seem to have been a pretty hard-nosed lot, being very specific about property in their wills and selling enslaved people without thinking twice about it. I had known for some time that the second Nathan Harris' will had resulted in a … Continue reading Will of Nathan Harris II, 1809