Part 6, Note 64

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Colorado County Tax Rolls, 1864; Colorado County Deed Records, Book L, p. 173. Many persons who owned large numbers of slaves in 1864 apparently had no land in the county on which to employ them. These included L. B. Cooper, who owned 31, B. F. Montgomery, who owned 26, and William John Darden, who owned 21 slaves and, for land, only a lot in Columbus.