Finding Aid for the Evans Collection

MUM00122

PURL

http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00122/

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
Evans family
Title
Evans Collection
ID
MUM00122
Date
1806-1832
Extent
1.0 Linear foot
Language of Materials
English
Abstract
Collection consists of transcriptions of correspondence and legal documents concerning the Evans family of Natchez, Mississippi. Items were created between 1806 and 1832.

Preferred Citation

Evans Collection (MUM00122), Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence, slave bills of sale, an indenture, and other legal documents pertaining to the Evans family of Natchez, Mississippi.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries June 2013

Revision Description

 Stub finding aid created by Chatham Ewing, 23 September 2005. Converted to EAD by Kathryn Michaelis, June 2013. June 2013

Access Restrictions

The Evans Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid created by Chatham Ewing, 2005. Finding aid converted to EAD by Kathryn Michaelis, June 2013.

Alternative Formats

This collection has been digitized.

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Controlled Access Headings

Family Name(s)

  • Barclay family
  • Brashears family
  • Christie family
  • Evans family
  • Lindsay family
  • Young family

Format(s)

  • bills of sale
  • correspondence
  • indentures
  • muster rolls

Geographic Name(s)

  • Natchez (Miss.) -- History

Subject(s)

  • Slave bills of sale -- Mississippi

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Collection Inventory

 Folder 1 Typescripts of the original documents included in the Evans Collection 

 Folder 2 Indenture by Alijah Hunt [?] of Natchez to Thomas Brockhurst Barclay and George Sakeld of Great Britain, 3 March 1808 

 Folder 3 Muster Roll for company under command of Capt. John Milliken, 18th Regiment, Louisiana Militia, 13 November 1812 

 Folder 4 Bond of William Christie of Claiborne County to Lewis Evans of Adams County for borrowed money, 30 December 1813 

 Folder 5 Bill of sale from Daniel Vertreir to Thomas Brockhurst Barclay and George Pearked Barclay for 38 slaves, 1 January 1821 

 Folder 6 Bill of sale from Jas. B. Campbell to Hugh Bell for a slave named Martha, 3 June 1828 

 Folder 7 Letter, Elizabeth and William Cunningham of Scotland to William Young, Esq. of Port Gibson, Mississippi, undated 

 Folder 8 Letter, Turner Brashears at Halfway River to William Lindsey, 21 November 1806 

 Folder 9 Letter, Turner Brashears to William Lindsey, December 1806 

 Folder 10 Letter, R. Stockton Jr. of Barren County, Kentucky to William Lindsey, 19 March 1808 

 Folder 11 Letter, Thos. Barnes to William Lindsey Esqr., 30 July 1808 

 Folder 12 Letter, J. Moore of G. Port to William Christie near Natchez, 15 August 1808 

 Folder 13 Elijah J__ith of Gibson Port to William Christie of Big Black, 18 June 1812 

 Folder 14 Letter, Lewis Evans of Natchez to William Christie of Grindstoneford, Claiborne County, 8 December 1812 

 Folder 15 Letter, Lewis Evans of Natchez to William Christie of Bruinsburg, 22 January 1814 

 Folder 16 Letter, Lewis Evans of Natchez to William Christie of Gibson Port, 13 February 1814 

 Folder 17 Letter, Lewis Evans of Natchez to William Christie in Bayou Pierre, 2 May 1814 

 Folder 18 Letter, Wm Gould of Choctaw Agency to Eden Brashears Esq. at Port Gibson, 14 February 1821 

 Folder 19 Letter, John Watt of Natchez to William Young of Port Gibson, 29 March 1832 

 Folder 20 Letter, James Stevenson of Scotland to William Young of Port Gibson, 4 July 1832