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Mrs. Mary C. Rambo Papers

Identifier: MSS-256

Scope and Contents

Bill of sale for slaves, 1 Civil War letter, permit for supplies and statement of purchases, 2 letters from Texas, 1 contract for share-cropping, letters concerning a War of 1812 pension which was cancelled because of sympathy with the Confederacy. Chiefly Tennessee.


  • 1843 - 1866


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July 16, 1843. Record of account of T.C. White meat sales for July, 1843. Downell & White, Columbus, Miss. Mar. 7, 1853. Record of sale of slave and two children to James White, Giles County, Tenn. Recorded by county clerk. Apr. 12, 1862. Letter, E.A. Beasley to wife. 2pp. Feb. 9, 1864. Permit for supplies in Supply District, given to Mrs. Mary Beasley. Statement of purchases made from M.C. Sulzbacher, Nashville, Tenn., by Mrs. Mary Beasley. 2 pieces. Mar. 25, 1867. Letter from Benj. White, Weston, Collen County, Texas. 2 pp. Mar. 25, 1867. Letter from George White, Weston, Collen County, Texas to “Dear Brother.” 2 pp. Jan. 1, 1871. Contract between James White and Horace Kerr for ‘share-cropping.’ Feb. 28, 1874. Letter from Acting Commissioner of Pensions, Dept. of the Interior, Washington, D.C., to Hon. W.C. Whitthorne, M.C., concerning James White’s pension. Endorsement on back. May 22, 1876. Letter from Commissioner of Pensions, Dept. of the Interior, Washington, D.C., to W.C. Witthorne, M.C. 2 pp. 3 circulars concerning pensions.


Mrs. Mary C. Rambo Papers
June 2012
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