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Box 0753.0002


Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter Book, 1846-1851

 File — Box: 0753.0002, Folder: 01
SERIES From the Series: Letter Books, 1844-1869, as well as letters to Priscilla T. Jemison, 1835-1869 and from Jefferson Davis. There are also business letters to A.C. Hargrove (Jemison's son-in-law), correspondence with Francis Scott Key and Henry Clay, and other business correspondence from 1840-1871. The collection also contains business papers concerning the Monitor, the Columbus Draw Bridge Co., Warrior Manufacturing, his partnership with Fletcher Sloan, and proclamations freeing his slaves as the end of the...
Dates: 1797 - 1973

Letter Book, 1851-1856, 1858-1860

 File — Box: 0753.0002, Folder: 02
Scope and Contents Contains the June 25, 1854, letter to R.M. Patton in which Jemison describes Horace King as the "best practicing Bridge Builder in the South." Letter begins on page 774
Dates: 1797 - 1973