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Cotton farmers -- Alabama -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Nelson Clayton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0315
Abstract Papers reflecting the activities of a cotton planter in Lee County, Alabama, 1808-1868.
Dates: 1808-1868; Majority of material found within 1848 - 1860

John Cocke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0328
Overview Business correspondence, accounts, legal documents, and other materials (including the selling and purchasing of slaves) of this 19th century Marengo County, Alabama, plantation owner.
Dates: 1810-1899

John K. and William M. Elliott daybooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0482
Overview Photocopies of the daybooks of John K. Elliott and his son, William M. Elliott, of the Payneville, Sumter County, Alabama area, spanning the years from 1870 through 1911.
Dates: 1870-1911

Ann and Robert Selvidge Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0531
Overview Primarily receipts and statements but the collection also includes Robert S. Foster’s will and a deed for 1,274 acres of land from the heirs of Robert S. Foster to Edmond L. Prince in 1859 for the sum of $19,110.00. Most of the statements are for the freight, wharfage, drayage, weighing and storage of cotton shipped by steamboats, and are listed for either Mrs. Ann Foster or the Estate of Robert S. Foster. Other receipts are for the purchase of clothing, books and magazine subscriptions.
Dates: 1833-1859

J. W. Young Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4134
Overview Letter from Alabama cotton grower to his cousin, a doctor in North Carolina
Dates: 1835 May 18