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Sumter County (Ala.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

William P. Abrams diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0005
Abstract Diaries of travels from New Hampshire to Alabama; to Havana, Cuba; and to the midwestern United States. The majority of entries were written in Gainesville, Alabama, where this New Hampshire native settled.
Dates: 1839 - 1848

Alabama Circuit Court, 17th District, Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0055
Overview A collection of court records from the Alabama Circuit Court's 17th District, including minutes and trial, appearance, and subpoena dockets, 1815-1835.
Dates: 1815-1835

Walter P. Billings newspaper clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0157
Abstract Several newspaper clippings relating to the trial of several white men for the murder of Walter P. Billings, an African-America resident of Sumter County, Alabama, on 1 August 1874, and also a lengthy jury charge by U.S. Circuit Court Judge Ballard decrying violence used by the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacist organizations against African-Americans.
Dates: 1873

W.E. Dearman paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0418
Abstract Typescript copy of Judge W.E. Dearman's "The Town of Gaston, Alabama," a history of Gaston, an abandoned town in Sumter County, Alabama.
Dates: undated

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

John Norr and Richard S. Jones Letters, 1844

 File — Box 4267.004: [1005680415], oversize-folder: 5
Scope and Contents This file contains two letters on the same sheet of paper. The longer of the two was written by John A. Norr from Russellville, Alabama, on January 8, 1844, and concerns the debts and land transactions of a Colonel Jones and James E. Jones. This letter was notarized on May 18, 1844, by Felix G. Norman. The letter by Richard Jones was written from Aberdeen, Mississippi, and dated January 18, 1844. It asks the recipient to "make such disposition of my business as you may deem proper ... ." Both...
Dates: 1844