AfriGeneas Free Persons of Color Forum
Carmile Children, Charleston, SC 1821
PAR #: 11382123
Abstract: John Carmille developed a "domestic connection" with his twenty-six-year-old slave, Henrietta, who has borne him three children: Charlotte, age eleven, Francis, age five, and Nancy, age three. Promising to maintain his family in a comfortable manner, Carmille seeks their emancipation.