University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Mahlon Phillips Papers, 1840-1894



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Phillips, Mahlon
Title: Phillips, Mahlon, Papers
Dates: 1840-1894
Abstract: Letters and legal documents compose the Mahlon Phillips Papers, 1840-1894.
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

Mahlon Phillips was an American lawyer in the mid-19th century.


Scope and Contents

Letters and legal documents compose the Mahlon Phillips Papers, 1840-1894. Correspondence relates to the sale of cotton in Georgia, the State Agricultural Society of North Carolina, politicians and politics as well as familial affairs. Legal documents relate to a cotton sale.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Phillips, Mahlon -- Archives
Subjects
Agriculture -- Southern States
Cotton trade -- Southern States
Lawyers -- United States
Places
Georgia
Tennessee
North Carolina

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mahlon Phillips Papers, 1840-1894, 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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2F307 Mahlon Phillips Papers, 1840-1894