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Descriptive Summary

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Scope and Contents

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Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Haller Nutt Account Book, 1849-1850



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Nutt, Haller, 1816-1864
Title: Haller Nutt Account Book
Dates: 1849-1850
Abstract: Haller Nutt (1816-1864) inherited and purchased several plantations including Araby, Evergreen, and Winter Quarters in Louisiana and Cloverdale and Laurel Hill in Mississippi. This volume consists of a series of hoggery, real estate, and slave memoranda relating to Nutt’s Araby and Winter Quarters plantations in northeastern Louisiana.
Accession No.: 2009-011
Extent: 1 volume; 40 pages
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Haller Nutt (1816-1864) was born to Dr. Rush Nutt and Eliza Ker Nutt at Laurel Hill Plantation in Jefferson County, Mississippi. After attending the University of Virginia between 1832 and 1835, he returned to Mississippi to assist his father in plantation management. Haller Nutt inherited and purchased several plantations including Araby, Evergreen, and Winter Quarters in Louisiana and Cloverdale and Laurel Hill in Mississippi. Nutt owned approximately 43,000 acres of land and 800 slaves.

Source: Nutt Family Papers, Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

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Scope and Contents

This volume consists of a series of hoggery, real estate, and slave memoranda relating to Nutt’s Araby and Winter Quarters plantations in northeastern Louisiana. The note on the first page, “Account kept of the Hoggery for Old Joe Chinn,” suggests it was kept by or for Joe Chinn.

Forms part of the Natchez Trace Collection.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Nutt, Haller, 1816-1864.
Subjects
Plantation life-Louisiana.

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Related Material

See also other collections that form the Natchez Trace Collection.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Haller Nutt Account Book, Natchez Trace Collection, 1849-1850, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2E948 Account book, 1849-1850

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