Darden, John P.; Laughman, Samuel.; Carradine & Newman (Firm: Jefferson County, Miss.); Darden, David M.; Darden, Samuel W.; Slaves--Mississippi--Jefferson County--Bills of sale.
Bill of sale from Jefferson County sheriff Sam Laughman to John P. Darden for 8 slaves sold at legal auction: Jake, wife Esther, and children Henry and Alexander; and Brister, wife Ann, and children Green and Margaret.
Feemster family; Selma (Ala.); Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Religion; Furloughs; Civil war; United States; Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867
Letter, Alex W. Feemster in Selma, Alabama, to his wife, Loulie Feemster. He writes that he saw the Royal Arch degree (a Masonic rank) conferred. He assures her that ''it is not in me to love a dollar'' and refers to ''The Widow Bedott'' stories...
Ross, Emmett Lloyd, 1838-1891; Ross family; Woodville (Miss.); Clothing and dress; Confederate States of America; Money; Jewelry
Letter, Sarah Howard Ross in Woodville, Mississippi, to her son, Emmett Ross, at Hazelwood. She is sending him, Mollie, and Elijah some shirts, socks, collars, and handkerchiefs. She tells him that she and Sissy were also able to get some clothes...
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 13 of a continuing series (currently 31 volumes) showcasing an edited collection of documents by and about Ulysses S. Grant. Materials in the series span the dates of 1837-1885; volume 13 spans the dates of November 16, 1864-February 20,...
Smith Co. (Miss.); Mayfield, J. K. (John Knox)--Family; farm life--Mississippi
J. K. (John Knox) Mayfield family farm; multiple views. Farm of 1125 acres located three and a half miles west of Taylorsville, MS. Smith Co. Agricultural agent Truitt Bufkin assisted with selection of farm family.