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Mississippi -- History -- 19th century.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

David Mabray & Robert D. McLean Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2548
Abstract

This June 26, 1841, indenture between Sheriff David Mabray and Robert D. McLean of Yallabusha County, Mississippi, pertains to a transfer of property. It is recorded and signed by clerk D. M. Rayburn on the 20th of July, 1841.

Dates: 1841 June 26

H. S. Halbert Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2291
Abstract

In a September 24, 1881, letter to Mr. Berlie in Pennsylvania, historian H. S. Halbert writes about his ethnographic and archaeological work among the Choctaw Indians in Neshoba County, MS. He speaks of attending a ball play, overcoming the suspiciousness of the chief and members of the tribe, and finding difficulties in locating antiquities.

Dates: 1881 September 24