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Merritt Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 M55
Scope and Contents Papers (including business and personal correspondence and accounts) of William H.E. Merritt, of Brunswick and Greensville counties, Va. who was a lawyer, member of the Virginia House of Delegates and editor of the "Richmond Whig"and his brothers Dr. Alexander T.B. Merritt of Hicksford, Greensville County,Va. and John F.W. Merritt of Vicksburg, Miss. The collection includes letters, 8 January and 29 March 1857, written by John Minor Botts and accounts of William H.E. Merritt & Brother with...

Slave Indenture Conveying Martha from Charles Story Newell to Mary Jane Ellis

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Identifier: SC 00626
Scope and Contents Slave indenture; 23 Feb. 1855; conveying six-year old African-American girl, Martha (daughter of Charles and Sarah) from Charles Story Newell, Copiah County, Mississippi to Mary Jane Ellis, also of Copiah County.

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