Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85074296
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Letters, land grants, diplomas, certificates, scrapbook, daguerreotype, and other miscellaneous documents, as well as quilts and other textiles (including a wedding dress from the early 20th century)
Dates: after 1865
Overview Materials relating principally to the community of Dayton in Marengo County, Alabama. It includes land grants, the Dayton city code, town council minutes, and some family records.
Dates: circa 1837?
Overview Applications for grants and for the purchase of land, mainly in Marengo and Washington counties in Alabama. There are also a few other legal documents pertaining to disputed applications.
Dates: 1812 - 1846
Overview Personal papers, mostly involving the activities of this Perry County farmer and justice of the peace.
Abstract A set of surveyor's notes describing a tract of land along a "Red River," probably relating to a land grant, circa 1840.
Dates: circa 1840
Abstract A deed dated 14 December 1846, conveying 80 acres in Pike County, Alabama to William P. Segars.
Overview Legal documents and receipts, primarily from Fayette and Lamar Counties of west Alabama, covering much of the nineteenth century.
Abstract This collection consists of ledgers containing: Land Commission correspondence; applications for land in Mississippi and Alabama territories; copies of land grants from England, France and Spain to residents in Mobile; marriage contracts; wills; and plats of grants, 1783-1813. Ledger 17 contains diary entries by James E. Henderson of Co. C, 12th Iowa Infantry, who was assistant provost marshall in Alabama in 1865. Several ledgers have been indexed by names.
U.S. Land Office at Montgomery, Alabama, July 1884, Commissioners' Land Selection Descriptions for the University of Alabama
Overview Ledger page describing the land selected for the University of Alabama in 1884
Overview Documents relating to the Mississippi and Alabama plantations of the Brown family, including bills of sale for slaves; receipts for tool repair, clothing, dry goods; tax receipts listing the number of slaves; business letters; and various legal agreements and other court documents.