Slavery; Slave trade; Slaveholders; Abolitionists; Christian literature; Artists; Annexation; Texas; Natchez (Miss.); Saint Louis (Mo.); New Orleans (La.); Mobile (Ala.)
Letter from an unidentified illustrator of Indians who is publishing a book, from Natchez, Mississippi, to his wife in Vermont, 1853. The writer criticizes the institution of slavery and believes that a civil war is the only hope of ending it. He...
Feemster family; Selma (Ala.); Slavery; Civil war; United States; Boardinghouses; Religion; Hymns; Infant baptism; Slavery; African-Americans; Revivals; Freemasons; Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867
Letter, Alex W. Feemster in Selma, Alabama, to his wife, Loulie Feemster, addressing the issue of her joining him in Selma. He suggests again that her father might loan her the money, and that he might prefer to use Confederate money. He also...
Slavery; African-Americans; Civil war; United States; Sparta (Miss.); Men's clothing; Martin, Thomas Nelson, 1807-1886
Letter from H. S. Jemison in Sparta, Mississippi, to Judge Thomas Nelson Martin, regarding Jemison's plan to join a camp in Florida and his need for money for new clothes for the army. He also writes about slave matters, including discussion of...
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...
Mississippi Poultry Association; Poultry; Poultry farms; Associations, institutions, etc.
Handbook from the Mississippi Poultry Association detailing the constitution, by-laws, and records of membership. Alphabetical membership list details the poultry breeds raised by members. Includes advertisements.
Smith Co. (Miss.) ; Gilbert, O.T.--Family.;farm life--Mississippi.
O. T. Gilbert family farm; multiple views. Farm of 500 acres located midway between Mize and Taylorsville, MS on highway 20 in Smith Co. The Norris Community Club of Scott County assisted with the selection of farm family.
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 10 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 10 spans the dates of January 1-May 31, 1864.