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Read and analyze the source by completing the Analysis Routine below. When you have finished, select the BACK TO MAP button to explore the other sources provided.

Complete the Analysis Routine

1. Describe what you see on the original document. What do you notice first? How much of the document can you read?

2. Compare the original document with the transcript. Can you conclude anything more about the document?

3. Why do you think this document, called a list or census, was created? Who do you think wrote it, and who did they write it for?

4. Find the listing for Kitty. What is her role? On what farm does she live? What else do you know about her life based on this document?

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