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    • Letter, Jane Lipscomb to Elizabeth Wier; 2/28/1864

    • Lipscomb, Jane, 1810-1865; Wier, Elizabeth, 1798-1864; Enterprise (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Chatfield, William M.; Chatfield, George Washington, 1810-1881; Clergy; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 20th....
    • Letter, Jane Hardwick Lipscomb, probably from Jasper County, Mississippi, to her sister-in-law Elizabeth Lipscomb Wier at Enterprise, Mississippi, telling of the state of the anxiety of her daughter Laura and sympathizing with the recent troubles...
    • Letter, A. B. Parks to Augusta Rice; 4/17/1864

    • Civil war; United States; Confederate Army; Slavery; African-Americans; Plantations; Agriculture; Livestock; Plantation overseers; Choctaw Agency (Oktibbeha County, Miss.); Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906
    • Letter from Rice plantation manager A. B. Parks in Choctaw Agency, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, regarding the state of the crops and livestock and the health of the workers, including slaves, 1864.
    • Letter, A. B. Parks to Augusta Rice; 7/11/1864

    • Plantations; Plantation overseers; Choctaw Agency (Oktibbeha County, Miss.); Civil war; United States; African-Americans; Slavery; Agriculture; Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891; Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864; Atlanta (Ga.);...
    • Letter from Rice plantation manager A. B. Parks in Choctaw Agency, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, opening with the health of the slaves and the state of the crops. Parks writes that his son, who was wounded after fighting...
    • Letter, A. B. Parks to Augusta Rice; 5/31/1864

    • Slavery; African-Americans; Plantations; Plantation overseers; Traditional medicine; Agriculture; Oktibbeha County (Miss.); Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906
    • Letter from Rice plantation manager A. B. Parks in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, regarding the state of the slaves and crops. A slave named Mariah had 'convulsion fits' and was bled by the doctor until...
    • Tax Receipt; 4/28/1862

    • Slavery; Taxation; Hinds County (Miss.)
    • Receipt for Howell Hobbs' ''State, County, Special, Military and Indigent Tax'' for the year 1862, dated March 10, 1863 and signed by the sheriff and collector, W. H. Taylor and and H. J. Chapman. Besides 512 acres of land valued at $4,490, Hobbs...
    • Letter, William Sykes to James Sykes; 12/26/1864

    • Sykes family; Winona (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Slavery; African-Americans; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Confederate States of America; Sykes, James William, 1810-1885
    • Letter from William Sykes in Winona, Mississippi, to James Sykes, bemoaning the reelection of Abraham Lincoln, the end of his hopes for peace, and the impoverished and demoralized state of the Confederacy. He mentions the murder of a Captain...
    • Tax Receipt; 3/10/1863

    • Slavery; Taxation; Hinds County (Miss.)
    • Receipt for Howell Hobbs' ''State, County, Special, Military and Indigent Tax'' for the year 1861, dated April 28, 1862 and signed by the sheriff and collector, J.B. Taylor and and A. J. Chapman. Besides 512 acres of land valued at $4,490, Hobbs...
    • Letter, A. Shaw to Mary Shaw; 5/14/1862

    • Shaw family; Copiah County (Miss.); Measles; Diseases; Corinth (Miss.); Gunboats; Manchac (La.); Brookhaven (Miss.); Natchez (Miss.); Lawrence County (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Agriculture
    • Letter, Albert Shaw to his mother, Mary Shaw, telling her that his health has not improved and that his wife, Almerinda (''Rinnie''), has the measles. He thinks that the measles were carried by sick soldiers from Corinth, Mississippi. Yankee...
    • Letter, James R. Smith to William T. Lenoir; 7/14/1857

    • Physicians; Sandersville (Ga.); Washington County (Ga.); Dysentery; Typhoid fever; Housing; Agriculture; Lenoir, William T., 1811-1860; Buchanan, James, 1791-1868; Walker, Robert, 1801-1869
    • Letter from James R. Smith in Sandersville, Georgia, to his nephew, William T. Lenoir in Monroe County, Mississippi, regarding his medical practice, the health of people in his area, aging, and people's dissatisfaction with President Buchanan's...
    • Platform and Principles of the American Party, of the U. States; 1855

    • American Party; Columbus (Miss.); Political parties; Elections; Mississippi; Political Conventions; Philadelphia (Pa.); Fontaine, Charles D., 1817-1871; Swann, Fleming L.; Stith, R. S.; Horne, A. G.; Cash, McDowell & Kimbrough (Firm: Columbus,...
    • Broadside, Platform and Principles of the American Party of the U. States, Adopted in Convention at Philadelphia, June, 1855. Platform outlines fourteen planks of the American Party, formerly the Know-Nothing Party, including religion, patriotism,...

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