Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence and cotton sales records document the cotton transactions of Barnes's Mississippi estate as administered by David G. Humphreys. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Letters concern Beaumont's sale of cotton in Louisiana. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Papers include a plantation receipt book concerning cotton production, a deed of transfer for slaves, and a broadside containing the proceedings of the Third Annual Meeting of the Biloxi Baptist Association.
Invoice for dry goods sold to Miss M.C. Rail by S. Bernheimer & Bro., Port Gibson, Mississippi, and receipts for shipping and payments made by the Port Gibson Cotton Mills. Bernheimer served as receiver for the Mills during 1889. Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Papers relate primarily to activities in connection with the Willis Lang, and Billingsley plantations in Falls County as well as to business and literary interests of Virginia Billingsley. Materials include correspondence, casebooks, notes, legal papers, land papers, receipts, journals, newspaper clippings, literary productions, and speeches.
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 concerning Robert G. Brown (1844-1896), Lavon cotton farmer, landowner, and business man, and his son, R. L., who took over Brown's affairs upon his death, document Brown's land interests in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas.
The Burges-Jefferson Family Papers contain correspondence, photographs, legal documents, slave lists, a broadside, a bible, printed material, receipts, and clippings relating to the Burges and Jefferson families. The papers pertain to civilian and military life during the Civil War, religious life, and family affairs.
Correspondence, legislative files, certificates, appointments, speeches, printed materials, newspaper clippings, political cartoons, photographs, and microfilm comprise the Albert Sidney Burleson Papers, 1841-1946, primarily documenting Burleson's years in the political arena as a United States congressman from Texas (1899-1913) and as postmaster general in Woodrow Wilson's cabinet (1913-1921).