University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Sarah Billingslea Papers, 1844-1891, in the Natchez Trace Collection



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Billingslea, Sarah.
Title: Sarah Billingslea Papers
Dates: 1844-1891
Abstract: Papers document Billingslea's plantation in Warren County, Mississippi.
Accession No.: 85-311
OCLC No.: 31197523
Extent: 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Papers document Billingslea's plantation in Warren County, Mississippi. Included are records of cotton sales (1844-1866), an itemized tax receipt (1852), and correspondence (1885-1891) with attorney Gilbert Moyers concerning Billinglea's claim against the government for property appropriated by the U. S. Army during the Civil War.


 

Arrangement

Cotton sales records, tax receipts, and correspondence arranged chronologically.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Billingslea, Sarah.
Subjects
Cotton trade--Mississippi.
Plantations--Mississippi.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Claims.
Warren County (Miss.)--History--19th century--Sources.
Places
Warren County (Miss.)

Related Material

Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sarah Billingslea Papers, 1844-1891, Natchez Trace Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2E551 Sarah Billingslea Papers, 1844-1891