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Hugh Davis and his Alabama plantation.

Weymouth Tyree Jordan

Hugh Davis and his Alabama plantation.

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Published by Univ. of Alabama Press in University .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama.
    • Subjects:
    • Davis, Hugh, 1811-1862.,
    • Agriculture -- Alabama.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [169]-172.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS451.A2 J67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination177 p.
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6032906M
      LC Control Number48010271
      OCLC/WorldCa1315206

      Dr. William Haywood in account with A. Williams Co. for his plantation in Alabama (formerly volume 19). Folder V/ , , , #, Subseries: " Plantation Journals and Accounts, " Folder The story of Colonel Rogers. ROGERS, WILLIAM PELEG (). William Peleg Rogers, lawyer, political activist, and Confederate officer, son of Timothy Lincoln and Mary (Miles) Rogers, was born on Decem , in Georgia, during a visit there by his parents, who were living in Alabama at the time. Online Alabama Death Records Indexes. Alabama Vital Records Indexes at Ancestry (these require payment): Alabama Death Index, ; Alabama Marriage Index, (Selected Counties and Years) spouses not always listed Alabama Divorce Index,


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Cited by: 6. 'Hugh Davis and his Alabama Plantation' tells the whole story of his career as a planter: the early years of apprenticeship and debt (and the setting out, in one month, of yards of roses along the road); the middle years of prosperity on the land and the market places; the dreary end, a stroke of apoplexy, war, and destruction of the system 5/5(1).

Hugh Davis and his Alabama plantation. University, Univ. of Alabama Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Hugh Davis; Hugh (Jurist) Davis; Hugh Davis: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Weymouth T Jordan. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jordan, Weymouth T., Hugh Davis and his Alabama plantation.

Hugh Davis and His Alabama Plantation [Weymouth T. Jordan]. Ante-bellum Alabama: Town and Country was originally published in to give the reader insight into important facets of Alabama’s antebellum history. Presented in the form of case s. Hugh Davis () was an Alabama lawyer turned plantation owner.

Being a learned man, his record books from the Beaver Bend farm are thorough and articulate, describing both day-to-day activities and overall running of farming operations, including the relationship between master, overseer, and slaves.

(the estate of Hugh Davis), and (N.J. Davis, a son of Hugh Davis). The first five ledgers contain daily entries concerning plantation activities and crop production written by Hugh Davis and his Size: KB. Hugh Davis and His Alabama Plantation Author JORDAN, Weymouth T Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Jacket condition Very Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher University of Alabama Place of Publication (Montgomery) Date published Keywords SouthernAuthor/Interest, Biography, History, African-Americana.

Hugh Davis and His Alabama Plantation. Shipping costs are based on books weighing LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know Hugh Davis and his Alabama plantation. book shipping is required.

Any book over $ must be sent UPS or. Plantation founded by Joseph Gee, a native of Halifax County, North Carolina, circa in an Alabama River bend that retains his last name to the present. It passed to his nephews upon his death. They transferred it to their relative, Mark Harwell Pettway, also a native of Halifax County North Carolina, in in order to settle a $29, debt.

The Davis Plantation, Heflin, Alabama. K likes. The Davis Plantation is a full service venue and event center. We would be happy to host your amazing wedding, bridal shower, birthday parties, Followers: K. imployer?the caracter of this boy was prudent and true to his businis."?Hugh Davis Farm Book, June 4, 8 Ibid., passim, contains no evidence that Davis himself ever whipped his slaves.

When the task was necessary it was performed by the overseers. 9 Davis did not move from Marion to his plantation until Decem and Madison counties. Plantation accounts with merchants and factors found among estate inventories have proved to be the best sources for information showing the workings of the factorage system.

Weymouth T. Jordan, Hugh Davis and His Alabama Plantation (Mont-gomery, ), Laudaman and Sheffield Store Account Book, JAMES M. DAVIS (ca Aug ) a pioneer settler of Walker County and Dora having- come to this area with his wife Lydia ()-* and his family in covered wagons after the War of opened up this area to be homesteaded.

James was. CIVIL WARS AND CIVIL BEINGS: VIOLENCE, RELIGION, RACE, POLITICS, EDUCATION, CULTURE, AND AGRARIANISM IN PERRY COUNTY, ALABAMA, Except where reference is made to the work of others, the work described in this dissertation is my own or was done in collaboration with my advisory committee.

Barbour County, Alabama Description of the Collection This small collection comprises a journal kept by Comer, –, containing various kinds of records relating to agricultural activities on his Barbour County, Alabama, plantation and to his lumber and corn mills.

Included are records of cotton and corn planted, picked, and stored,File Size: KB. Alabama Photographs and Pictures Collection; Add or remove collections Home Alabama Photographs and Pictures Collection "Hood plantation residence, near Florence, Ala." Reference URL Share.

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Agriculture. Plantation records, farm journals, diaries, and letters. Examples include Hugh Davis papers (MSS) – Contains extensive correspondence, business records, and receipts of this Marion, Alabama, plantation owner and attorney, and his family.

; John Horry Dent papers (MSS) – Contains three ledgers (a plantation book, a farm journal, and a letter. But if a plantation owner went crazy and killed his neighbor and then went galloping back home, dismounted, and promptly killed his wife, two deaths in total, Virginia society spent the next six months in fear, and the legend of the murderer on horseback might linger for generations.” ― Roberto Bolaño, Frank Davis, an enslaved worker prior to emancipation, forged most of the metal on the plantation.

His blacksmith work was in high demand, and after the war, he ran a successful business in Smyrna. His record books show that he had around 75 customers in the s and charged anywhere from 20 cents to $Location: Sam Davis Road Smyrna, TN, United States.

Early life and education. Comer was born on November 7, in Spring Hill, was the fourth son of John Fletcher and Catherine (Drewry) Comer. As planters, Comer's parents had built their wealth based on slave labor for their cotton plantation.

B.B. Comer began his education at the age of ten under the tutelage of E.N. ion: University of Alabama, University. Sylla, Richard Finance and Capital in the United States, –The Journal of Economic History, Vol. 27, Issue.

04, p. Cited by: Much of the material included here will appear later in a book length study entitled HUGH DAVIS AND HIS PLANTATION 2 See Thomas Perkins Abernethy, The Formative Period in Alabama (Montgomery, ),17, John W.

Monette, History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi (2 vol. The Plantation is by George McNeill. It is set near Natchez in and beyond. It is a really good book and kept me glued to it. It is, however, rather a long book which for some may be a problem.

For me, it just made it more interesting. The Columns was left to Athel and Levon Deavers on the death of their father/5.

Business papers – Plantation proclamations (BoxFolder 01) See Business and plantation accounts: Plantation accounts: Account book (BoxFolder 04) Hugh Davis papers (MSS) See Farm operations: Farm journals (BoxFolder 2) (BoxFolder 3) (BoxFolder 4). In aboutwhen historian Albert Pickett visited Sen.

Nicholas Davis at his prosperous Walnut Grove plantation in Limestone County, he found Davis—who owned more than slaves—still ensconced in the "large old log house" he had built after first coming from Virginia in Davis assured Pickett that it was a residence he "would not.

Hugh Davis Sr., Wm Thompson who md Rosana Davies, Mgt Davis dec'd, and Nancy Davies of Rockbridge, and David Doak who md Jennet Davies of Augusta Co., appt Hugh Davies Jr. their attorney to retrieve their legacies agreeable to the will of Janett McPherson dec'd of York Co.

PA and to bring suit if necessary against Rbt McPherson and James. A Literary History of Alabama: The Nineteenth Century WPA. Guide to Alabama () Pre "Alabama" in The American year-book and national register for () online pp – Abernethy, Thomas Perkins The Formative Period in Alabama, () online free; Barney, William L.

The Secessionist Impulse: Alabama and. The Davis Plantation, Heflin, Alabama. K likes. The Davis Plantation is a full service venue and event center.

We would be happy to host your amazing wedding, bridal shower, birthday parties. He called his plantation and home “Selwood.” The Journal that he kept until his death in is a remarkable record of religious, social, and political activities. He recorded faithfully the daily weather, his crop rotation on the farm, his income from cotton and other products.

He was the grandfather of Miss Kathleen Mallory. In her book Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South, Stephanie McCurry talks about a slave "outbreak" at the plantations of CSA president Jefferson Davis and his brother Joseph Davis.

McCurry notes that Jefferson Davis and his brother Joseph owned two plantations located on the Mississippi River about twenty miles south of Vicksburg. Alex Haley was born in Ithaca, New York, on Augand was the oldest of three brothers (the other two being George and Julius) and a half-sister (from his father's second marriage).

Haley lived with his family in Henning, Tennessee, before returning to Ithaca with his family when he was five years 's father was Simon Haley, a professor of agriculture Alma mater: Alcorn State University, Elizabeth City. Harris County Probate Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers Images of Wills and Estates.

Wills, Bk 1, (abstracts) Online Images of Harris County Wills, Book. Genealogy: Groves, Joseph Asbury The Alstons and Allstons of North and South in Printing and Publishing Co. John Alston: A. Salley, Jr. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol.

6, No. 3 (Jul., ), pp. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. On the Plantation: A Story of a Georgia Boy's Adventures during the War (), written by famed New South journalist and folklorist Joel Chandler Harris, is a fictionalized memoir of Harris's adolescence during the Civil War ().

It is both an idealized portrait of plantation life on Turnwold, the estate of Joseph Addison Turner in Eatonton (Putnam County), and a Written:   Acumen Digital Archives Explorer: Southern Life. Hugh Davis Papers. His papers include an s Plantation Book and an s Farm Journal which reflect the change in agricultural methods and revenues from the slave-holding antebellum period to Author: Kate Matheny.

Documented Slave Plantations of North Carolina is a comprehensive database of various plantations derived from a variety of information mediums. Please feel free to contribute NC plantations to [email protected] Bath County Belmont Plantation Blount Plantation Woodard Plantation.

Bertie County. His business increased until he found himself the master of more than a thousand slaves, and a plantation of more than eight thousand acres in the most fertile portion of Alabama. He was a Baptist, and more devoted to his Church than people ordinarily are, and his enormous wealth gave him opportunity for doing a great deal of good.

Nick Davis Nicholas Martin "Nick" Davis, 19, of Orange Beach, Alabama and formerly of Shell Point, Florida passed away Friday, Janufollowing injuries sustained in a motorcycle. Preview Of Plantation - A Lowcountry Tale. T his story I have to tell you has to be true because even I couldn't make up this whopper.

And, Mother's wake - packed to the rafters with the well dressed curious and the well heeled sorrowful - may seem an insensitive place to begin, but here we are and it's all I can think about - that is, the progression of events that led up to this moment.

W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library: Documents. A guide to accessing resources at the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library.

Hugh Davis papers (MSS) Extensive correspondence, business records, and receipts of this Marion, Alabama, plantation owner and attorney, and his family.John Caldwell Calhoun [Patrick^], born Ma ; was prepared for college by his brother-in-law, Rev.

Moses Waddel; entered the junior class at Yale College in and was graduated as A. B. Septem; studied law at the Litchlield Law School, Litchfield, Connecticut, Jto Jthen in Charleston and Ab.New York: Alfred A.

Knopf, Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First unabridged American edition. Contemporary owner name, very faint staining on the boards, thus very good in an about very good, price-clipped dustwrapper with a moderate triangular chip at the top of the front panel and slight loss at the spinal extremities.