CS_00/CS_02. American South
Found in 490 Collections and/or Records:
Broadside advertising Bingham School, a boys' boarding school in Orange County, North Carolina, with an envelope addressed to C. H. Daughtry, Canton, Mississippi.
Receipt for cigars purchased for Bislands by the slave, Moses.
Petition filed by citizens of Roane County, Tennessee, to Secretary of War J. C. Calhoun, recommends Bivens for a command in the U. S. Army
Receipt for one keg of tobacco.
These papers have been combined into an artificial collection of material relating to black history, including an estate and slave inventory, muster roll for U. S. Colored Troops, Freedmen's Bureau reports, sharecropping contract, photographs, and court records concerning slaves.
Photocopied letters and newspaper clippings pertain to involvement of William Leslie Black in Confederate naval activities, conviction for piracy, and his donation of a building to the St. Louis Cotton Exchange.
Papers relating to Black (1820-1862), a physician in Panola County, as well as to the Robb family of New Orleans reflect the social, political, cultural, and financial activities of various family members and friends. Correspondence and financial records primarily concern Black's medical career and his service with the Confederate Army. There is also a weather diary kept by Black in 1853
Photostatic copies of papers concern the financial affairs of Blackshear, plus letters, diaries, and business papers pertaining to the administration of the James J. Blackshear and Thomas Edward Blackshear estates, the operation of the Brunswick and Florida Railroad Company, Indian disturbances in Georgia in 1836, and genealogy of the Blackshear family.
Photostat of the autograph book of a prisoner at Johnson's Island, a Union prison for Confederate officers on Lake Erie near Sandusky, Ohio.
Recollections of Confederate service during the Civil War.