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    • Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1856 August 4

    • McMurran, Alie Austen, d. 1899.; McMurran, John T., Jr.; Plantation life--Mississippi.; African Americans--Marriage customs and rites--Mississippi.; Plantation owners' spouses--Mississippi.
    • This letter from Mary Louise McMurran to Alie Austen describes a wedding at their plantation among their slaves, comments on how the slaves behaved in a dignfied way, says ""would Mrs. Stowe could have viewed the scene. It might have changed some...
    • Alie Austen McMurran letter, 1856 November

    • Austen, George, d. 1876.; McMurran, John T., 1807-1866.; McMurran, John T., Jr.; McMurran, Mary Louise, 1814-1891.; Plantation life--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.; Slaves--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.; Riverside Plantation (Miss.); Melrose...
    • Letter from Alie McMurran, Riverside Plantation, Miss., to her father, George Austen. Alie describes her arrival at Riverside Plantation and recounts her reception by and impressions of the slaves, plantation life, her responsibilities as a slave...
    • Alie Austen McMurran letter, 1856 November 11

    • McMurran, John T., 1807-1866.; McMurran, John T., Jr.; McMurran, Mary Louise, 1814-1891.; Plantation life--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.; Slaves--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.;Riverside Plantation (Miss.); Melrose (Natchez, Miss.); Natchez...
    • Letter from Alie Austen McMurran, Riverside Plantation, Miss., to Pattie (sister?) regarding her arrival at Riverside Plantation. She describes her reception by and impressions of the slaves, plantation life, her responsibilities as a slave...
    • Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1856 November 12

    • McMurran, Alie Austen, d. 1899.; Quitman, John Anthony, 1798-1858.; Buchanan, James, 1791-1868.; Presidents--United States--Election--1856.; Plantations--Mississippi.
    • Letter from Mary Louise McMurran, Melrose, Natchez, to Alie Austen McMurran, Riverside Plantation, Miss., regarding her keeping a list of calling cards left for Alie so she can return calls; the Democratic celebration at Monmouth (John Quitman's...
    • Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1857 March 4

    • McMurran, Alie Austen, d. 1899.; Slaves--Health and hygiene--Mississippi.; Slave labor--Mississippi.; Plantations--Mississippi.
    • Letter from Mary Louise McMurran, Melrose, Natchez, to Alie Austen McMurran, Riverside Plantation, Miss., inquiring about an old slave, saying she hopes he lives to be serviceable again because he would not want to be a burden. She also mentions...
    • Alie Austen McMurran letter, 1861 May 7

    • Austen, George, Mrs.; Secession--Southern States.; Slaves--Mississippi.; Abolitionists--United States.; Mississippi--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Letter from Alie McMurran, Melrose, Natchez, to her mother, Mrs. George Austen, Baltimore County, Maryland, regarding men preparing for war and her disdain for Maryland that it did not secede early, as states on both sides will find her present...
    • Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1856 August 29

    • McMurran, John T., Jr.; Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874.; Whig Party (U.S." Plantation owners--Mississippi.; Slaves--Mississippi.; United States--Politics and government--1853-1857.
    • Letter from Mary Louise McMurran to John McMurran, Jr. regarding those from Natchez who will attend the Whig National Convention in Baltimore, her husband's political sentiments ""Mr. Fillmore is the only man (your father thinks) to save our ship...

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