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    • John McDonogh Papers. Letters from former slaves, 1842-1845.

    • Free African Americans--Liberia.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; American Colonization Society.; Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872.
    • Letters written by McDonogh's freed slaves documenting their voyage to and settlement in Liberia. The letters are from George R. Ellis McDonogh, Washington W. McDonogh, Galloway Smith McDonogh, James Gray, and James McGeorge Taylor. They provide...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Letters from former slaves, 1846-1849.

    • Free African Americans--Liberia.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; American Colonization Society.; African American women--Liberia.; Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872.
    • Letters written by John McDonogh's former slaves describing their settlements in Liberia. The most frequent correspondents are George R. Ellis McDonogh, Washington W. McDonogh, Galloway Smith McDonogh, and James McGeorge Taylor. Other writers are...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-17, 1840-1848.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Slaves--Emancipation--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American barbers--Mississippi--Natchez.; Child...
    • Legal and financial papers of the Johnson family for the years 1840-1848 include slave bills of sale, deeds of emancipation, freedom papers, deeds of conveyance, receipts, and other legal and financial documents. The papers are chiefly those of...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 38, notebook, 1844 July-1857 May.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; Home economics--Mississippi--Natchez.; Battles, Harriet, born approximately 1792.; Johnson, Ann Battles,...
    • The notebook contains lists, handwriting practice, accounts for Harriet Battles, and calculations. The book was sometimes used as a cash book and contains lists of household goods and clothing materials purchased. The notebook was probably used by...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-18, 1843-1849.

    • Battles, Harriet, born approximately 1792.; Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, William, 1809-1851.; Johnson, Ann Battles,...
    • Legal and financial papers of the Johnson family for the years 1843-1849 contain receipts for goods and services, tax receipts, promissory notes, deeds of conveyance, and a certification of land surveying belonging to William Johnson, a free person...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-16, 1830-1839.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, William, 1809-1851.; Johnson, Ann Battles, 1815?-1866.; Battles, Harriet, born approximately...
    • Legal and financial documents of William Johnson, Harriet Battles, and Ann Battles Johnson, free persons of color, include receipts of sale, invoices, insurance policies, and agreements for sale and renting of property between the years 1830-1839....
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 27, diary, 1848-1850.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, a free man of color, records his daily activities for the years 1848-1850. The entries primarily discuss Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez, Mississippi community. Many of the...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 33, ledger, 1833-1837.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Account books.; Johnson, William, 1809-1851--Finance, Personal.; Bathhouses--Mississippi--Natchez.; Business records.; African American...
    • The ledger of William T. Johnson, a free man of color, contains record of Johnson's business and household expenses between 1833 and 1837. The book primarily documents transactions for services rendered in his barbering and bathhouse businesses....
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 19, diary, 1837-1841.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, a free man of color, records his daily activities for the years 1837-1841. The entries chiefly record the weather in Natchez, Mississippi, Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 36, ledger, 1837 February-1867 November.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, William, 1809-1851--Finance, Personal.; Barbering--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American barbers--Mississippi--Natchez.; Barbershops--Mississippi--Natchez.; Business records.; Account books.
    • The Johnson family ledger records business accounts between February 1837 and October 1841 and contains cash book entries for January 1866-November 1867. The ledger portion of the volume was created by William T. Johnson, a free man of...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Legal and financial documents. Folder 01-21, 1860-1866.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Barbershops--Mississippi--Natchez.; Executors and...
    • Legal and financial papers of the Johnson family for the years 1860-1866 are comprised of receipts for goods and services and other legal and financial documents of Ann Battles Johnson and her sons Byron Johnson and William Johnson Jr., following...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 18, diary, 1837.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, a free man of color, records his daily activities for the year 1837. The entries primarily discuss the weather in Natchez, Mississippi, Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez community....
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 37, ledger, 1858 March-1859 May.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, Josephine, born 1849.; Miller, Octavia.; Horses--Mississippi--Natchez.; Farm...
    • The Johnson family ledger contains records of farming transactions with various business associates in Natchez, Mississippi between March 1858 and May 1859. The book was probably used by Josephine Johnson and Byron Johnson, free people of color and...

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