Dallas County (Ala.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/n79139754
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Records of this early Alabama society, including correspondence, reports, newsletters, and photographs.
Dates: 1920-1922, 1958; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1922
Abstract Two letters written from Cahawba, Alabama, to Rowland G. Hazard in Peace Dale, Rhode Island. The first, dated 14 July 1839, orders shoes for Beene's sixty-eight slaves and includes a list of slaves and a measurement of their feet in inches. In the second, dated 16 December 1841, Beene expresses dissatisfaction with both shoes and prices.
Overview Labor contract dated 16 June 1865 with estate of Greene Underwood of Dallas Co., Alabama, binding former slaves to plantation in return for food, clothing and medical care
Dates: 1865 June 16
Overview Two ledgers documenting sales made at the Coleman, Hearst, and Company mercantile, also named Coleman and Coleman, located in Richmond, Alabama, in the 1860s.
Abstract A ledger from a dry goods store in Cahaba, Dallas County, Alabama, containing receipts from various firms and individuals for monies received for accounts, shipping by steamer, etc.
Overview One ledger containing the treasurer’s records pertaining to taxes and other fines and fees paid in Dallas County, Alabama from 1868 to 1873.
Abstract The accounts for a drug store in Carlowville, Dallas County, Alabama, 1867-68, including records of customers' purchases and amounts paid and owed.
Abstract The 1871-1872 letterbook of a firm in Richmond, Dallas County, Alabama.
Abstract Papers of an important Dallas County, Alabama, planter family, including correspondence, household and plantation records, materials regarding James Boykin’s cavalry unit during the Civil War, and papers of Boykin's descendants down to the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1833-1967; Majority of material found within 1848 - 1870
Abstract A small collection of legal papers contains a letter of administration and a summons for Bernard Johnson, F.C. Johnson's commission as Captain in the Alabama state militia, and an oath of allegiance signed by John G. Johnson.
Overview Correspondence, research notes, typescripts, and galley proofs of sisters and Alabama authors Alice Alison Lide and Margaret Allison Johnson.
Overview Excerpts from the diary of John G. Traylor (1817-43), an early Dallas County, Alabama resident, a genealogy of the Traylor family, and a history of the town of Pleasant Hill, Dallas County, Alabama.
Abstract Typed transcripts and one handwritten letter from a Union soldier to his parents while he was a prisoner of war at Cahaba Prison in Dallas County, Alabama, and at a parole camp near Vicksburg, Mississippi. There are also typed transcriptions of manuscripts describing prison life and the explosion of the Steamer Sultana.