Plantations -- Alabama
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh2005000792
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Collection consists of Bishop and Harry’s family, a family friend’s photographs, and some unidentified photographs.
Dates: 1862 - 1974
Abstract This is a collection of mostly personal correspondence of Jefferson Davis and his family members, in both the United States and Europe. This collection also includes three folders of photographs and other visual materials.
Overview Ledger documenting the expenses of Russell County, Alabama, planter George H. Thompson.
Dates: 1855 - 1874
Overview Copy of a crop lien for $50 against the crop John G. Hardin will harvest on a plantation in Elmore County, Alabama, owned by B.S. Walkley.
Dates: 1875 July 19
Abstract This collection contains accounts of a cotton plantation; records of a farm's cotton crop, including the number of hands employed and the amount picked; and recipes.
Dates: 1814 - 1884
Overview There are four typescript documents in the folder also: (1) Commodore John Herbert Dent, U.S. Navy, 1782–1823; (2) Charles I. Graves in Egypt (1875–1878); (3) Cape Guardafui by Lt. Col. Graves (the proceedings of the meeting of October 1880); and (4) Report of Lt. Col. Graves, 4th July 1878.The Plantation Book (or Farm Journal v.1) was written by John Horry Dent from January 1840 through December 1842 to record actual expenditures and incomes from his estate and to provide...
Overview Account book that documents business on the plantation, including several letters that were laid in between the pages that concerned renters on the property
Abstract A legal contract in which J.J. Ricks and William Hines rent Martha Jones' plantation in Lawrence County, Alabama.
Dates: 1825 November 22
Abstract The Robert Jemison, Jr. Papers span the period from 1797 to 1960 and include both the personal and business papers of Robert Jemison Jr., along with papers of Robert Jemison (grandfather), William Jemison (father), Priscilla Jemison (wife), Cherokee Jemison Hargrove (daughter), and Andrew Coleman Hargrove (son-in-law), and Robert Jemison Jr. (IV) of Birmingham (1878-1973). Included are the records of his grist and lumber mills, plantations, stage line, the Tuskaloosa Plank Road, toll bridges,...
Dates: 1797 - 1973
Overview Material concerning the business and plantation activities of George (1812-1879) and James Skinner (1801-1883) of Marengo County.
Abstract Correspondence, financial papers, and other material pertaining this Dallas County, Alabama, plantation owner and physician, and his family.
Overview Material about this Hale County, Alabama, plantation house and land, including: books, correspondence, writings, newpaper clippings, photos, maps, genealogical records, and blueprints.
Overview Two sales ledgers for a plantation store belonging to Louis W. Turpin of New Berne, Alabama. Contains daily listings by person, listing what they purchased and how much each item cost. One book is from April 21-July 17 1879, and the other is January 1 - March 9, 1880.