Neither Lady nor Slave: Working Women of the Old South

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NOTES
1
See, for instance, the essays by Timothy J. Lockley, Bess Beatty, and Michele Gillespie in this volume
2
West Virginia officially became a state on 20 June 1863. When discussing pre-1863 events, I use “western Virginia” to refer to those counties that became part of the new state. I am indebted to Lori Hostuttler, whose research in newspapers enriched this article. Deborah's story is told in Rebecca Harding Davis, Life in the Iron Mills, or The Korl Woman (Old Westbury, N.Y.: Feminist Press, 1972).
3
Ibid., 19, 15.
4
Ohio County Will Book, vol. 3, p. 276, Ohio County Court Clerk's Office, Wheeling, W. Va.; Virginia, vol. 34, p. 182, R. G. Dun & Co. Collection, Baker Library, Harvard Business School, Boston, Mass. (hereafter R. G. Dun & Co. Collection); “To the Public,” Wheeling Daily Intelligencer, 15 November 1863. The 1835 date comes from the fact that she said she had been in business for twenty-eight years by 1863.
5
For most of the nineteenth century, the census used 8,000 as the definition of “city.” By 1900, that number had dropped to 4,000. By 1920, when the census takers declared the nation to be over 50 percent urban for the first time, the number was down to 2,500, and that is the number historians have continued to use.
6
Wheeling's population was 5,221 in 1830; 7,885 in 1840; 11,435 in 1850; 14,100 in 1860; and 19,280 in 1870. The city had only 11 male slaves and 33 female slaves in 1850 and a total

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