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Francis L. Constantine ledger and letter book

 Collection
Identifier: W-0045

Scope and Contents

This ninety-six page journal includes cash ledger entries, transcriptions of letters sent and received by Francis L. Constantine, and recipes. A few letters and newspaper clippings are also included in the collection.

Dates

  • 1866-1889

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical / Historical

Francis Louis Constantine, son of Dominique Francis and Renee Sainte Baron Constantine, was born in L'Orient, France, on 22 October 1803. He immigrated to the United States at age fourteen and settled in Demopolis, Alabama. He married Clementine Conelia Hamlett on 22 March 1827. The couple had seven children: Dominique Francis; Elizabeth; William Lewis Kosciusko; Clementine; Cornelia Natalie; Francis L.; and Josephine. He died on 21 May 1891.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Journal includes ledger entries, transcriptions of letters, and recipes, as well as a few letters and newspaper clippings

Physical Location

The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, The University of Alabama

Provenance

Gift of A. S. Williams III, 2010

General

Title on phase box spine: F. L. Constantine's Ledger & Letter book - Blount Springs, Alabama: 1866-1885

Processed by

Haley Aaron and Martha Bace, 2013

Source

Creator

Title
Guide to the Francis L. Constantine ledger and letter book
Status
Completed
Date
February 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500