Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Niles' Weekly Register, published in Baltimore, describing sentencing & hanging of men charged with planning slave revolt in Carson Grove, Madison County, MS on front page.
Arkansas court document involving the Tucker family of Jefferson County, Arkansas, which used slaves as collateral for a debt.
Deposition from slave owner in Wilkinson County, Mississippi and related summons, 1831.
The collection includes materials collected and produced by A. P. Andrews, in his effort to substantiate Sylvester Magee’s claim to have been an adult enslaved man that served in the Civil War. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings and journal articles, research notes produced by Andrews, photographs, and reel-to-reel tapes of oral histories of Magee and some of his family members.
The Silvia Buck Hoover Collection consists of one scrapbook page containing information on the death of Silvia Buck Hoover, who claimed to be one of the last living slaves at her death in 1941. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying American history, the Civil War, and slavery.
Slave Transfer Document, Abraham Lincoln Campaign Ribbon, Abraham Lincoln Oversized Campaign Ribbon, and a signature of General Nathan Bedford Forrest on a lined sheet of paper.
This collection contains a legal document concerning an 1811 dispute between William Robinson and Nathaniel Herbert over Robinson’s property arising from his business ventures. This collection would be of particular interest for researchers studying life in the South in the early nineteenth century.
Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Pamphlet aimed at gaining Virginia's support for a convention of slave-holding states.
This is a collection of documents collected by Ernest A. Walen of Longmeadow, Massachusetts. The collection contains original letters, orders, printed material, official documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, prints, etc. covering the 19th Century with an emphasis on American Civil War materials and some 20th Century materials concerning the Civil War. Most of the material on the Civil War concerns the Confederacy, with some Federal documents included.