CS_00/CS_02. American South
Found in 490 Collections and/or Records:
Depositions concern the petition of Austin to recover his barge, the "Dolphin." Deponents Jaduthun Kendal, James Austin, and Charles Dehault de Lasus testify that the barge, recovered from an island near the port of New Madrid by Robert Perry, belonged to Austin. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
The Aventine Plantation Ledger, 1862, contains a daily account by Charles Sauters of the expenses and business activities of the Aventine Plantation. Also included is a transcription of the ledger by Nate Mathews and his essay,
Slavery, the Civil War, and the 1862 Aventine Plantation Ledger.
Receipt for court costs incurred by Bacon's estate in Warren County, Mississippi. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Volume contains Bailey's correspondence with John H. Reagan and Walter B. Hill in his effort to clarify Abraham Lincoln's stand on compensation to slave owners for voluntarily emancipated slaves as supposedly voiced at the Hampton Roads Conference of 3 February 1865.
Among the correspondence is a letter to Major Banks, secretary of the National Democratic and Liberal Committee, from University of Alabama professor Algernon S. Garnett (1872) and a letter to Mrs. Banks describing a self-inoculation procedure with a "fresh" virus (1873). Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Letters from Barber's brother Adin Barber and brother-in-law Samuel Lloyd in Indiana to Baker Gordon in Warren County, Mississippi, concern the administration of Barber's estate. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Deed leases land comprising the Barefield plantation in Warren County, Mississippi, to A.A. Royall. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Deed signed by Daniel Thomas, Hinds County, Mississippi, sheriff, conveys land of Franklin H. Jennings to Adam T. Barnes in payment of a debt to George W. Summers. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Letters from Connecticut businessman Amos F. Barnes to his wife describing his travels across land by stagecoach and then down the Mississippi River aboard the steamship General Lafayette.