Alexander Shaw seeking his father Jack Shaw, mother Annie Shaw, and siblings

MR. EDITOR— I wish to find my people whom I left in Lawrence District, S. C., at the close of the war. We belonged to Mr. Martin Shaw. My father's name was Jack Shaw, and my mother's name was Annie Shaw. They had ten children, Harry, Mary, Harriet, Julia, Jerry, Matthew, Andrew, Lank, Alex and Sarah. Harry was sold to Mr. Joe Millent, Andrew was was sold to Mr. Robert Temerlton, and was carried to Georgia. Harriet is now at West Point, Miss. I married my present wife while in South Carolina; her people lived with Mr. Vance; her mother's name was Phillis Vance; she had four children. My wife's name is Harriet Seluin; she had a sister whose name was Judie. I do not know the names of the other two children. If anybody knows anything about them it would be a great kindness to write to me. My address is Alex. Shaw, Starkville, Miss.

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