University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the John Rutherford, Jr., Papers, 1819-1826



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Rutherford, John, Jr.
Title: John Rutherford, Jr., Papers
Dates: 1819-1826
Abstract: The John Rutherford, Jr., Papers, 1819-1826, contains business correspondence, agreements, and account statements for Rutherford with John P. McNeill and Alvarez Fisk of the Natchez merchant firm Fisk & McNeill and with Alexander McNeill and Eli Montgomery of the Natchez merchant firm Montgomery & McNeill.
Accession No.: 2009-094
Extent: 1/4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

John Rutherford, Jr., was an influential cotton factor in the early years of Mississippian statehood.


Scope and Contents

The John Rutherford, Jr., Papers, 1819-1826, contains business correspondence, agreements, and account statements for Rutherford with John P. McNeill and Alvarez Fisk of the Natchez merchant firm Fisk & McNeill and with Alexander McNeill and Eli Montgomery of the Natchez merchant firm Montgomery & McNeill.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Rutherford, John, Jr. -- Archives.
McNeill, John P.
McNeill, Alexander.
Montgomery, Eli.
Subjects (Organizations)
Montgomery & McNeill.
Fisk & McNeill.
Subjects
Business records -- Mississippi.
Factoring services industry -- History -- Sources.
Places
Adams County (Miss.) -- History -- Sources.
Mississippi -- History -- Sources.
Natchez (Miss.) -- History -- Sources.

Related Material

Forms part of the Natchez Trace Small Manuscript Collections.

See also John McNeill Papers (forms part of the Natchez Trace Small Manuscript Collections).


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Rutherford, Jr., Papers, 1819-1826, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Laurel Rozema, April 2009.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2E937 Correspondence, 1820-1823
Agreements and account statements, 1819-1826