Southern Mutual Slave Insurance, 1851-1855
This insurance document lists out enslavers in Athens and how many enslaved people they owned. Southern Mutual Insurance began in 1857 by Reverend John U. Parsons out of Griffin, Georgia. It originally offered five types of insurance, including fire, marine, storage, life, and servant. Servant insurance was discontinued in 1855.
Southern Mutual Insurance Company
Southern Mutual Insurance Company, “Southern Mutual Slave Insurance, 1851-1855,” African American Experience in Athens, accessed October 3, 2023, https://digihum.libs.uga.edu/items/show/42.
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