Pleasant Beale (formerly Pleasant Slater) searching for her mother Nancy Slater, father Carlisle Slater, and brother Peter Slater

Of my people: mother, father, broth-
er [brother] and uncle. My mothers name
was Nancy Slater, my father Carlisle
Slator, and my brother name was
Peter Slater, and uncle Moses Slat-
er [Slater]. We all lived on Main street,
Richmond, Va. My uncle had a
caste in the eye. Now I will give
a description of Carlise my father,
he was very bright with blonde
hair, my mother was dark my
brother was dark and uncle was
dark. I was separated from them
just before the war and sold to a
man by the name of John A. Beale,
in Alabama. So my name was
Pleasant Slater until I was sold and
now I go by the name of Pleasant
Beale. Any information concern-
ing [concerning] their whereabouts will be gladly
Paragould, Green, Co., Ark.

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