"The contractor's delay in finishing our new home at 1914 Third Avenue, has forced us to include in this sale brand new furniture intended for NEW STORE! You Save Now!" In addition to bedroom suites, dining room suite, and living room suites, sale...
At the time the letter was written, Bemiss was serving as medical director of the Confederate Army of Tennessee, and Cross was an army surgeon. In the letter Bemiss, acting on the orders of General Hood, commands Cross to dismantle the hospital...
Advertisement for an upcoming estate sale in Sumter County, Alabama. Included in the auction will be "11 Likely Negroes," livestock, farming tools, furniture, housewares, and "One of the most valuable plantations in the State."
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he discusses recent troop movements ("You have no...
Advertisement for the sale of Milton A. Browder's estate at a "public outcry" auction on February 16, 1860. For sale are about 2,400 acres of land; 50 slaves ("of superior quality, embracing Boys and Girls, single men and women, and families, all...
Robert Gracey died in 1841. The book is divided into three sections. The first notes the payment and collection of debts from 1842 to 1845. The second section deals with the accounts of Minor and his brother John Ivey Gracey; it records the...
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