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Chicot County (Ark.)

Subject Source: Naf

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Chicot County History

Identifier: MC 529
Scope and Content Note History of Chicot County written by Mrs. Leona Sumner Brasher in 1915 at the age of 75, apparently based on personal recollections and family stories. "Chicot County, Arkansas--Pioneer and Present Times," by Mrs. Leona Sumner Brasher, 1915." Handwritten manuscript history entitled "Chicot County, Arkansas--Pioneer and Present Times," written by Leona Sumner Brasher, the widow of Dr. A. D. Brasher, assistant surgeon, Third Louisiana Infantry. Brasher's story, based on...
Dates: 1915

Nathan E. Edwards Letter

Identifier: MC 2682
Content Description The collection contains a letter from Arkansas State Representative Nathan E. Edwards, writing from Grand Lake, Arkansas to Elizabeth Adams Snow of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The letter is on Arkansas State House of Representatives stationery. An addendum at the end of the letter, likely added by one of Elizabeth Snow's children, notes "This letter is from one of Grandma Snow's old servants." Edwards refers to his interest in hearing from Snow about his "childhood home" and those he knew growing...
Dates: Feb. 10, 1894

Horace J. Ford Diary

Identifier: MC 1249
Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of a diary with regular entries describing enslaved labor plantation life, the cotton trade on the Mississippi River, and activities of enslaved persons.

Dates: 1848-1849

German POW Letters

Identifier: MC 1907
Scope and Content Note Materials included in the collection are ten letters between Ernest D. Gregory and German prisoners-of war, including Helmut Schulz, Fritz Becker, Gerhard Schnause, Werner Gebauer, Gustav Menke, ...
Dates: 1946-1948

Lakeport Plantation Ledger

Identifier: MC 1299
Scope and Content Note

Chicot County, Arkansas, cotton plantation, founded by Joel Johnson in 1831. Ledger containing individual and commercial account information for those transacting business with Lakeport. The ledger was rebound from its original form, and information laying within the gutter of any individual page break may not be legible. This film is the best copy available.

Dates: 1917-1927

Lakeport Plantation Records

Identifier: MC 1209
Scope and Content Note

Chicot County, Arkansas, enslaved labor plantation that grew cotton, founded by Joel Johnson in 1831. Primarily cotton books, ledgers, and some laid-in correspondence pertaining to the operation of Lakeport Plantation under the direction of Dr. Victor M. Johnson, Joel's grandson. Arranged chronologically within topically labeled folders.

Dates: 1833-1929

Nineteenth Century Arkansas Legal Documents

Identifier: MC 986
Scope and Content Note

Legal documents pertaining to transactions made through the various courts of Chicot, Phillips, Johnson, and Calhoun counties of Arkansas. Included are materials related to Berry Cason, a law enforcement officer of Columbia, Chicot County, in 1854.

Dates: 1854-1868

Britten Ward Estate Records

Identifier: MC 669
Scope and Content Note

Records of administration and distribution of estate, Chicot County.

Handwritten record of the administration of the estate of Britten Ward (died intestate April 1840) by Stokely Ward, including the bonding of Stokely Ward, inventory and appraisal of estate, sale of livestock, hiring out of enslaved people, payment of debts, and distribution of the estate among the heirs.

Dates: 1840-1843