Skip to main content

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: McMurran
(726 results)



Display: 20

    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • James Carson Letter

    • Correspondence; Cotton plantations
    • Transcription of letter 732 from James Carson to Mary McMurran concerning Colonel Clark's note, the recovery of Dr. Davis, health of Carson grandchildren and gift Mrs. McMurran is sending to little Mary McMurran Warfield
    • James Carson Letter

    • Correspondence; Cotton plantations
    • Transcription of letter 611 from James Carson to Mary McMurran concerning debt to McMurran's from a Colonel Clark and birth of a new Carson grandchild who is to be named Mary McMurran Warfield.
    • James Carson Letter

    • Correspondence; Cotton plantations
    • Transcription of letter 711 from James Carson to Mary McMurran concerning codicil to Mrs. McMurran's will and wishes to Mrs. McMurran for a safe trip to Ricard
    • James Carson Letter

    • Correspondence; Cotton plantations;
    • Transcription of letter 401 from James Carson to Mary McMurran pertaining to health of Mrs. McMurran, suggestion for housing in Louisiana, the Galt House, sickness of Simon, who works for Mrs. McMurran, weather, family news and wedding of Annie...
    • Mary McMurran and Conner Family

    • Business and Industry; Community and Culture; Government and Politics; Military and War; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity; Work and Labor
    • The bulk of the collection consists of transcriptions of correspondence between Mrs. Mary Louisa Turner McMurran, widow of John T. McMurran and plantation managers between 1866 and 1876. This correspondence pertains to plantation farming, weather,...
    • James Carson Letter

    • Correspondence; Cotton plantations
    • Transcription of letter 449 from James Carson to Mary McMurran concerning Mrs. McMurran's recurring fever, deed for Mr. Crothers, business accounts as they stand and amount of Mrs. McMurran's funds
    • James Carson Letter

    • Correspondence; Cotton plantations
    • Transcription of letter 714 from James Carson to Mary McMurran thanking her for the gifts sent to the Carson household and pictures of Mary McMurran Warfield being tinted for Mrs. McMurran
    • A. H. Gardiner Letter

    • Correspondence; Cotton plantations
    • Transcription of letter 687 from A. H. Gardiner to Mary McMurran concerning thanks for the draft sent by Mrs. McMurran to cover John McMurran's debt, see letter #684
    • James Carson Letter

    • Correspondence; Cotton plantations
    • Transcription of letter 719 from James Carson to Mary McMurran concerning news of Fazee who is Mrs. McMurran's grandson, family news, Mrs. McMurran's trip to New Orleans and illness of Mrs. Davis

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK