The estate inventory of Alexander E. Gadsden, made 29 Oct 1864, lists the names of 42 enslaved people at Palo Alto Plantation, McClellanville, St. James Santee in Berkeley County, SC. Slaves listed in the estate were:
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South Carolina, Secretary of State. Records Of Charleston District, Court Of Ordinary, Inventories, Appraisements, And Sales Books, Series Number L10137, Book G (1864-1867), pp. 1-2, Estate Inventory of Alexander E. Gadsden, 1864.
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Stephen, is your Gadsden on Edisto? A Sam Gadsden signed the labor contract at Point of Pines Plantation in 1865.