Skip to main content

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: ASERL
(67 results)



Display: 20

    • Donald Mackay letter, 1862 April 14

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Confederate States of America. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.
    • Letter from Donald Mackay, Baton Rouge, La., to Margaret Butler relates his son's fear he won't be old enough for the army, but worries 'I fear he will be before the war is over.' He laments very eloquently about the state of affairs, remarking...
    • Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1856 August 4

    • McMurran, Alie Austen, d. 1899.; McMurran, John T., Jr.; Plantation life--Mississippi.; African Americans--Marriage customs and rites--Mississippi.; Plantation owners' spouses--Mississippi.
    • This letter from Mary Louise McMurran to Alie Austen describes a wedding at their plantation among their slaves, comments on how the slaves behaved in a dignfied way, says ""would Mrs. Stowe could have viewed the scene. It might have changed some...
    • Edward J. Gay certificate, 1864 August 20

    • Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--Iberville Parish.; Slave labor--Louisiana--Iberville Parish.; Iberville Parish (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Confiscations and contributions.
    • Certificate stating that Edward Gay has furnished labor to the Union and that he is a loyal citizen of the U.S. and his plantation and property are not to be disturbed by any officer of the government unless by specific orders from Headquarters...
    • Esther Wright letter, 1857 April 19

    • Wright, Sarah Robert Grimball, 1805-1881.; Women--Religious life--Louisiana.; Books and reading--Louisiana.; Sermons--Louisiana.; Music--Instruction and study--Louisiana.
    • Letter from Esther Wright to her mother, Sarah Wright, describing Esther's repentance for reading novels, the impact of a sermon she heard, and music lessons.
    • Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1856 November 12

    • McMurran, Alie Austen, d. 1899.; Quitman, John Anthony, 1798-1858.; Buchanan, James, 1791-1868.; Presidents--United States--Election--1856.; Plantations--Mississippi.
    • Letter from Mary Louise McMurran, Melrose, Natchez, to Alie Austen McMurran, Riverside Plantation, Miss., regarding her keeping a list of calling cards left for Alie so she can return calls; the Democratic celebration at Monmouth (John Quitman's...
    • Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1857 March 4

    • McMurran, Alie Austen, d. 1899.; Slaves--Health and hygiene--Mississippi.; Slave labor--Mississippi.; Plantations--Mississippi.
    • Letter from Mary Louise McMurran, Melrose, Natchez, to Alie Austen McMurran, Riverside Plantation, Miss., inquiring about an old slave, saying she hopes he lives to be serviceable again because he would not want to be a burden. She also mentions...
    • P.E. Jennings letter, 1858 August 25

    • Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemine.; Slaves--Louisiana--Plaquemine--Social life and customs.
    • Letter written to Edward Gay from Mayor P.E. Jennings that informs him several slaves were found drunk and gambling at the house of a free African-American woman. Jennings also comments that the Plaquemine council has banned all free African...
    • Robert Wickliffe letter, 1859 November 7

    • Graham, George Mason, 1807-1891.; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.; Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy.; Education, Higher--Louisiana.
    • Letter from Robert Wickliffe, Baton Rouge, La., sent to General [George Mason Graham] via William T. Sherman, who Wickliffe assures Graham he will like. He discusses the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, including implementing a drummer and...
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 April 16

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871.; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)--Siege, 1861.; Houma (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler relates news of the bombardment of Ft. Sumter and excitement in Houma:""those who wished to go (nearly all had signed an agreement to that effect, among...
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1862 September 12

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Rost, Pierre Adolphe, 1797-1868.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Lematre, Achille.; Journalists--France.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, Nuits, Cte dOr, France, to Henri Vignaud, reports that most French citizens are intractable on the subject of slavery and, therefore, sympathize with the North. The less numerous Southern sympathizers are concerned that...
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 June 7

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864.; Gardens--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.; United States--History--Civil...
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler discusses a female relative at Evergreen Plantation who is there by herself after her husband left, expressing admiration for her doing that. She...
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 August 21

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Rost, Pierre Adolphe, 1797-1868.; Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894.; Confederate States of America--Foreign relations--France.; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, Vichy, France, to Henry Vignaud, stating that he is in Vichy on the way to Dijon after having visited lower Burgundy and Berry. He reports that in Vichy he saw Judge Rost of St. Charles Parish, former Confederate...
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 March 5

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Gardens--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; Unionists (United States Civil War)--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; Secession--Southern States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.;...
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler regarding her garden and her opposition to the war. She admits her anger at hearing secession justified and likened to the American Revolution,...
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 December 11

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Michelet, Jules, 1798-1874.; Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914. L'alliance russo-américaine ; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud reports that Maurys letter did not make Michelet favorable to the South and that recent news is not good for the Confederacy. He states that Aucaigne had sent him a copy of the formers...
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 December 29

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Bribery--France.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, Paris, to Henry Vignaud telling Vignaud to ask Slidell if the Confederacy would spend 150,000 to 200,000 francs for the Sicle, the French newspaper with the largest circulation, to come out in support of the Confederacy. ...
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 January 6

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Cotton famine, 1861-1864.; Confederate States of America--Foreign relations--France.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.; France--Politics and...
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud relating his opinion that the progress of Confederate arms is worth more than the good dispositions of the French government and states that the little that the Sicle reports on the...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK