CS_00/CS_02. American South
Found in 490 Collections and/or Records:
Civil War and family correspondence belonging to Henry T. Aiken.
Correspondence from Aiken and his firm Aiken & Gwinn of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to Lambert & Thompson of New Orleans concerns financial transactions. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Records include land deeds (1846 and 1868); daily record book (1862) including daily events, record of cotton picked, lists of livestock and expenses; genealogical correspondence (1951); and a map of East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, with location of Airlie Plantation (ca. 1951).
In 1854, largely because of the efforts of Sam Houston, the state of Texas purchased 1,280 acres of land for the Alabama Indians on which they and the Coushatta Indians, a closely related tribe, still live. Collection consists of photostats of three deeds and one record.
The Alabama scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings from Texas and Alabama newspapers regarding local subjects.
Photostats of family correspondence and other papers of members of the Albright-Armistead-Dean-Ragsdale- Townsend families in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Texas.
Letter from Mississippi Governor Alcorn to chancery clerk D.C. Keams in Fayette concerns the insufficient bond of the Jefferson County sheriff. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Document purchases of food, livestock, services, dry- goods, and tools in Natchez, Mississippi, by Alexander and his family. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Account for stationery and books purchased from the Vicksburg, Mississippi, firm of Emanuel & Catchings. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Receipts issued by Allden for tailoring work. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.