University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Henry M. Hunter Letters, 1874, 1876-1878



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hunter, Henry M., 1826-1910
Title: Hunter, Henry M., Letters
Dates: 1874, 1876-1878
Abstract: Correspondence composes the Henry M. Hunter Letters, 1874, 1876-1878, documenting Hunter’s activities as a farmer and his interest in the political affairs of Mississippi and Texas.
Extent: 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in Noxubee County, Mississippi, Henry M. Hunter (1826-1901) lived in Macon, where he worked as a farmer. During the Civil War, he enlisted in Company G of the 1st Mississippi Cavalry Regiment in the Confederate Army.

Source:

"Hunter-Hy." Mississippi Confederate Grave Registry. Accessed June 20, 2011. http://mscgr.homestead.com/MSCGRhunt.html.


Scope and Contents

Correspondence composes the Henry M. Hunter Letters, 1874, 1876-1878, documenting Hunter’s activities as a farmer and his interest in the political affairs of Mississippi and Texas. Letters from family members and acquaintances to Hunter discusses familial affairs, politics and politicians, and agriculture in Mississippi.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hunter, Henry M., 1826-1910 -- Archives.
Subjects
Agriculture -- Mississippi.
Places
Mississippi -- Politics and government.
Texas -- Politics and government.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry M. Hunter Letters, 1874, 1876-1878, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2J142 Letters, 1874, 1876-1878