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Box 15

 Container

Contains 42 Collections and/or Records:

Viscountess Astor letter

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A letter dated 5 November 1952, from Astor to Dr. John M.Gallalee, president of the University of Alabama, declining a speaking invitation.
Dates: 1952 November 5

Speech, Inauguration of President Basil Manly, 1837

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection contains a photocopy of a speech given by Arthur Pendleton Bagby (1794-1858) at the inauguration of President Basil Manly at The University of Alabama in 1837. It also includes photocopies of correspondence between Arthur Bagby and his wife, Anne E. Bagby. There are five original letters from A. P. Bagby to various businessmen, officials, and one letter to President James Buchanan. Various photocopies of newspaper articles, biographical information, and correspondence...
Dates: 1837

Anne E. Bagby letter to Arthur P. Bagby, 1848 November 6

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection contains a photocopy of a speech given by Arthur Pendleton Bagby (1794-1858) at the inauguration of President Basil Manly at The University of Alabama in 1837. It also includes photocopies of correspondence between Arthur Bagby and his wife, Anne E. Bagby. There are five original letters from A. P. Bagby to various businessmen, officials, and one letter to President James Buchanan. Various photocopies of newspaper articles, biographical information, and correspondence...
Dates: 1848 November 6

Arthur P. Bagby letter to Anne E. Bagby, 1848 August 29

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection contains a photocopy of a speech given by Arthur Pendleton Bagby (1794-1858) at the inauguration of President Basil Manly at The University of Alabama in 1837. It also includes photocopies of correspondence between Arthur Bagby and his wife, Anne E. Bagby. There are five original letters from A. P. Bagby to various businessmen, officials, and one letter to President James Buchanan. Various photocopies of newspaper articles, biographical information, and correspondence...
Dates: 1848 August 29

Arthur P. Bagby letter to Anne E. Bagby, 1849 April 2

 Item — Box: 15, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection contains a photocopy of a speech given by Arthur Pendleton Bagby (1794-1858) at the inauguration of President Basil Manly at The University of Alabama in 1837. It also includes photocopies of correspondence between Arthur Bagby and his wife, Anne E. Bagby. There are five original letters from A. P. Bagby to various businessmen, officials, and one letter to President James Buchanan. Various photocopies of newspaper articles, biographical information, and correspondence...
Dates: 1849 April 2

Arthur P. Bagby Outgoing Correspondence, 1841-1857

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection contains a photocopy of a speech given by Arthur Pendleton Bagby (1794-1858) at the inauguration of President Basil Manly at The University of Alabama in 1837. It also includes photocopies of correspondence between Arthur Bagby and his wife, Anne E. Bagby. There are five original letters from A. P. Bagby to various businessmen, officials, and one letter to President James Buchanan. Various photocopies of newspaper articles, biographical information, and correspondence...
Dates: 1841-1857

Photocopies of miscellaneous documents, 1839-1961

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection contains a photocopy of a speech given by Arthur Pendleton Bagby (1794-1858) at the inauguration of President Basil Manly at The University of Alabama in 1837. It also includes photocopies of correspondence between Arthur Bagby and his wife, Anne E. Bagby. There are five original letters from A. P. Bagby to various businessmen, officials, and one letter to President James Buchanan. Various photocopies of newspaper articles, biographical information, and correspondence...
Dates: 1839-1961

Letter and speech, 1862 March 17

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents Letter: 1862 March 17; Speech: 1848 April 29
Dates: 1862 March 17

Letter, 1839 July 14

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection consists of two letters from Beene, written from Cahawba, Alabama, to Rowland G. Hazard of Peace Dale, Rhode Island. The earlier of the two, dated 14 July 1839, consists of an order to Hazard for shoes for Beene's slaves, listing each slave by name and also providing the length of each person's foot in inches. Beene listed the names of no fewer than sixty-eight slaves, divided between two plantations. The second letter, dated 16 December 1841, complains of the inferior...
Dates: 1839 July 14

Letter, 1841 December 16

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection consists of two letters from Beene, written from Cahawba, Alabama, to Rowland G. Hazard of Peace Dale, Rhode Island. The earlier of the two, dated 14 July 1839, consists of an order to Hazard for shoes for Beene's slaves, listing each slave by name and also providing the length of each person's foot in inches. Beene listed the names of no fewer than sixty-eight slaves, divided between two plantations. The second letter, dated 16 December 1841, complains of the inferior...
Dates: 1841 December 16

Jasper Beeson collection

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A miscellany of materials including the text of Beeson's address to the fifty-seventh anniversary meeting of the Philomatic Literary Society and at The University of Alabama commencement in 1889, photographs of him, newspaper clipping, a copy of a physics exam for seniors, and other items.
Dates: 1889-1890

Letter

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The collection consists of a letter dated 29 May 1864 from a Confederate soldier to his mother and sister while stationed in Bayou La Batre, Alabama.
Dates: 1864 May 29

Letter

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The collection contains one letter written by Bennett in Chickasaw, Alabama, dated May 7, 1848, to his cousin Caroline D. Bennett in Tuscumbia, Alabama. In it he discusses the weather of the "sunny South," temperance, sailing on the "Eclipse" to New Orleans, and various family matters.The collection contains one letter written by Bennett in Chickasaw, Alabama, on May 7, 1848, to his cousin Caroline D. Bennett in Tuscumbia, Alabama. In it he discusses the weather of the "sunny...
Dates: 1848 May 7

Deeds

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The collection includes two deeds: one is a handwritten statement dated 19 February 1830, and the other is a printed form that has been filled in, dated 2 April 1832 and also signed by Benson's wife, Catharine. Both deeds record the transferral of real property in the town of Montgomery, Alabama, from Benson's ownership to that of George Whitman.
Dates: 1830, 1832

Land contract

 File — Box: 15
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Land contract dated 29 July 1834, at White Plains, Benton (later Calhoun) County, Alabama.
Dates: 1834 July 29

Letter

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Letter dated 31 January 1846, from Montgomery, Alabama, to A. Jackson at Mayhew [Mississippi?] on news of Montgomery being voted the state capital and the subsequent celebration.
Dates: 1846 January 31

Outgoing correspondence, 1950

 Item — Box: 15, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection contains the correspondence of The University of Alabama alumni association director, 1920-54, and a proposed constitution for the Alabama Alumni Association (AAUA).
Dates: 1950

Incoming correspondence, 1920-1951

 Item — Box: 15, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection contains the correspondence of The University of Alabama alumni association director, 1920-54, and a proposed constitution for the Alabama Alumni Association (AAUA).
Dates: 1920-1951

Miscellaneous items, 1946-1954

 Item — Box: 15, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection contains the correspondence of The University of Alabama alumni association director, 1920-54, and a proposed constitution for the Alabama Alumni Association (AAUA).
Dates: 1946-1954

Deed

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A deed recording a transfer of land in Montgomery County, Alabama, dated 25 September 1828, from John Blackwell to Thomas Mastin.
Dates: 1828 September 25

Letter

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A letter dated 30 November 1843, to Blair's brother Edwin in Williamstown, Massachusetts, describing a sea voyage from New York, to Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1843 November 30

Letter

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A letter dated 21 June 1865 to Capt. J. M. Cary of Chunnenuggee, Alabama. Blelock, a publisher in New York, offered "the most liberal terms" for the future literary productions of Augusta Jane Evans (Wilson) (1835-1909), an immensely popular sentimental novelist. What connection there was between the letter's recipient and its subject is not clear; possibly Blelock was writing to Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry (1825-1903), a friend of Evans's. See also manuscript 1563.
Dates: 1865 June 21

Letters

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 27
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Thermo-fax copy of letter dated 19 October 1958 to James H. Newman, executive vice-president University of Alabama, containing summary of Dr. Bonner's trip to England, during which he tried unsuccessfully to find the gravesite of British surgeon Sir James Paget (1814-99), in order to place a wreath containing, among other things, a Confederate flag, on it. His search took him to Westminister Abbey and St. Paul's, but to no avail, probably because Paget was interred in Finchley cemetery. As...
Dates: 1958

Letters

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Five letters, two to Bonney and Bush of Wilmington, Delaware, the other three to Bush and Lobdell, also of Wilmington. The first two are from Thomas E. Tartt, written 14 April 1836 in Philadephia, ordering machinery for cotton gins in Alabama, and Seaman and Shackelford, written 9 January 1838 at Mobile, also ordering cotton gin machinery. The final three, dated 13 and 25 February 1841and 2 April 1843 were all written by Peter McIntyre of Mobile, Alabama. They also pertain to cotton ginning...
Dates: 1836-1843

Letter

 Item — Box: 15, Folder: 26
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A letter dated 13 August 1847, from Amelia A. Boswell of El Dorado, Arkansas to Boswell's cousin, Elizabeth A. Boswell of Pike County, Alabama. It discusses the health of family members, crops, and weather, and urges Elizabeth to persuade her father to move to Arkansas.
Dates: 1847 August 13

Letters

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains copies of incoming letters dated 1881-1882, from the Alabama state archives.
Dates: 1881-1882

Correspondence-Incoming to Mrs. Mary A. (Saffold) Boling, 1852-1866

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 29
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A small collection of thirty-two items spanning the years from 1833 to 1870. The bulk of the materials in this collection are letters written to Boling's wife Mary Ann Saffold Boling, 1852-65. The letters written in the 1850s to Mrs. Boling are from various members of her family. Many of them relate to James M. Boling or to his estate. The letters written to her in the 1860s from her son offer insight into student life at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia. One of...
Dates: 1852-1866

Correspondence-Incoming to James M. Boling, 1848 April

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A small collection of thirty-two items spanning the years from 1833 to 1870. The bulk of the materials in this collection are letters written to Boling's wife Mary Ann Saffold Boling, 1852-65. The letters written in the 1850s to Mrs. Boling are from various members of her family. Many of them relate to James M. Boling or to his estate. The letters written to her in the 1860s from her son offer insight into student life at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia. One of...
Dates: 1848 April

Correspondence-Incoming to Mrs. Anderson, 1853

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 31
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A small collection of thirty-two items spanning the years from 1833 to 1870. The bulk of the materials in this collection are letters written to Boling's wife Mary Ann Saffold Boling, 1852-65. The letters written in the 1850s to Mrs. Boling are from various members of her family. Many of them relate to James M. Boling or to his estate. The letters written to her in the 1860s from her son offer insight into student life at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia. One of...
Dates: 1853

Legal Correspondence-Incoming to James M. Boling, 1852

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 33
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A small collection of thirty-two items spanning the years from 1833 to 1870. The bulk of the materials in this collection are letters written to Boling's wife Mary Ann Saffold Boling, 1852-65. The letters written in the 1850s to Mrs. Boling are from various members of her family. Many of them relate to James M. Boling or to his estate. The letters written to her in the 1860s from her son offer insight into student life at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia. One of...
Dates: 1852

Statement showing indebtedness of James M. Boling, 1852

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 34
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A small collection of thirty-two items spanning the years from 1833 to 1870. The bulk of the materials in this collection are letters written to Boling's wife Mary Ann Saffold Boling, 1852-65. The letters written in the 1850s to Mrs. Boling are from various members of her family. Many of them relate to James M. Boling or to his estate. The letters written to her in the 1860s from her son offer insight into student life at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia. One of...
Dates: 1852

University of Georgia-Receipt for tuition for James M. Boling, 1833

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A small collection of thirty-two items spanning the years from 1833 to 1870. The bulk of the materials in this collection are letters written to Boling's wife Mary Ann Saffold Boling, 1852-65. The letters written in the 1850s to Mrs. Boling are from various members of her family. Many of them relate to James M. Boling or to his estate. The letters written to her in the 1860s from her son offer insight into student life at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia. One of...
Dates: 1833

Burial announcement-infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Boling, 1850

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A small collection of thirty-two items spanning the years from 1833 to 1870. The bulk of the materials in this collection are letters written to Boling's wife Mary Ann Saffold Boling, 1852-65. The letters written in the 1850s to Mrs. Boling are from various members of her family. Many of them relate to James M. Boling or to his estate. The letters written to her in the 1860s from her son offer insight into student life at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia. One of...
Dates: 1850

Statement showing accounts due James M. Boling, 1852

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 35
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A small collection of thirty-two items spanning the years from 1833 to 1870. The bulk of the materials in this collection are letters written to Boling's wife Mary Ann Saffold Boling, 1852-65. The letters written in the 1850s to Mrs. Boling are from various members of her family. Many of them relate to James M. Boling or to his estate. The letters written to her in the 1860s from her son offer insight into student life at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia. One of...
Dates: 1852

Indenture papers, 1860

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A small collection of thirty-two items spanning the years from 1833 to 1870. The bulk of the materials in this collection are letters written to Boling's wife Mary Ann Saffold Boling, 1852-65. The letters written in the 1850s to Mrs. Boling are from various members of her family. Many of them relate to James M. Boling or to his estate. The letters written to her in the 1860s from her son offer insight into student life at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia. One of...
Dates: 1860

Correspondence-Incoming to Mother, 1865

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 32
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A small collection of thirty-two items spanning the years from 1833 to 1870. The bulk of the materials in this collection are letters written to Boling's wife Mary Ann Saffold Boling, 1852-65. The letters written in the 1850s to Mrs. Boling are from various members of her family. Many of them relate to James M. Boling or to his estate. The letters written to her in the 1860s from her son offer insight into student life at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia. One of...
Dates: 1865

Legal Correspondence-Incoming to J.M. Pearson, 1855

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A small collection of thirty-two items spanning the years from 1833 to 1870. The bulk of the materials in this collection are letters written to Boling's wife Mary Ann Saffold Boling, 1852-65. The letters written in the 1850s to Mrs. Boling are from various members of her family. Many of them relate to James M. Boling or to his estate. The letters written to her in the 1860s from her son offer insight into student life at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia. One of...
Dates: 1855

Correspondence-Incoming to Bessie Boling, 1866 and 1870

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 30
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A small collection of thirty-two items spanning the years from 1833 to 1870. The bulk of the materials in this collection are letters written to Boling's wife Mary Ann Saffold Boling, 1852-65. The letters written in the 1850s to Mrs. Boling are from various members of her family. Many of them relate to James M. Boling or to his estate. The letters written to her in the 1860s from her son offer insight into student life at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia. One of...
Dates: 1866 and 1870

Business card-Hunter, Boling & Judge, attorneys at law, no date, undated

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A small collection of thirty-two items spanning the years from 1833 to 1870. The bulk of the materials in this collection are letters written to Boling's wife Mary Ann Saffold Boling, 1852-65. The letters written in the 1850s to Mrs. Boling are from various members of her family. Many of them relate to James M. Boling or to his estate. The letters written to her in the 1860s from her son offer insight into student life at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia. One of...
Dates: undated

Commonplace book

 Item — Box: 15, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Martha Jane Coleman Banks commonplace book contains diary entries, miscellaneous writings (some appear to be school related), newspaper clippings, recipes, and poems. There is also a typed transcription of the book, which was perhaps provided by the donor.The commonplace book includes recipes for various types of wines, such as muscadine, scupadine [scuppernong], and blackberry; cured ham; fish sauce; various puddings; yeast; rolls; various jellies; muffins, breads, biscuits,...
Dates: Circa 1848-1865

Ordnance return

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Monthly return of ordnance and ordnance stores received and expended during the month of November 1864; muster roll of Bachman's company of the German Artillery Regiment of Hampton's Legion, August 31-October 31, 1864.
Dates: 1864

Muster roll

 Item — Box: 15, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Monthly return of ordnance and ordnance stores received and expended during the month of November 1864; muster roll of Bachman's company of the German Artillery Regiment of Hampton's Legion, August 31-October 31, 1864.
Dates: 1864