Mississippi -- History -- 19th century.
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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.
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.