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Chickasaw Indians -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ames and Hogan families papers

Identifier: MSS-2
Scope and Contents

The Ames and Hogan families papers document the history of the family from 1816-1910. The papers consist of correspondence, legal documents, speeches and essays, business receipts, an autograph album, and other items. Among the business receipts are those relating to Hogan’s business with James Nealley, documenting their trips from Ditto’s Landing to New Orleans, along with their cargo and business partners.

Dates: 1816 - 1910

Hugh R. Miller Papers

Identifier: MSS-35
Scope and Contents

A small quantity of letters written to Judge Hugh R. Miller of Pontotoc, Mississippi, on a variety of topics, mostly about matters of real estate or probate. Notable pieces include two very long letters from a widow named Eliza Merritt detailing the harassment of herself, her family and her enslaved persons by a man named Green Merritt (possibly one of her in-laws) and his enslaved persons.

Dates: 1834 - 1879