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Gregory Family Notes and Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1973-012
Scope and Contents The notebook is a small book consisting of 33 leaves (6 blank) and 7 partial leaves. The major portion of the notebook contains business transactions between Lewis Gregory and various other persons whose names are mentioned and whose names or family names are found in early Gadsden County history. The business entries date from 1837 to 1861 and deal with beef, pork, mutton, sugar, peas, corn, tobacco, cotton, butter, etc. Near the back of the notebook are found eleven pages of family records dating from 1781 to 1885.Includes Gregory family notes found among the papers of the late W.G. Fletcher. Many family names are mentioned. The accession number of the Gregory Family...
Dates: Created: 1781-1885; Other: Gregory Family Notebook NOS since 2013

Hollingsworth Papers

 Collection — Box: 513
Identifier: MSS 1968-140
Scope and Contents The Mount Vernon Plantation (the name was later changed to Pickney Hills) was located in Jefferson County about seven miles east of Monticello, Florida with a view overlooking "Razor Lake," so named by Mr. Hollingsworth because of its shape. The number of slaves listed, the livestock listed, records of sales of farm products, purchases of supplies, and descriptions of different parcels of land shown in the Last Will of John Hollingsworth indicate that Mount Vernon Plantation covered rather extensive acreage. The will also shows that he owned a home near Edgefield, South Carolina, which was situated on "about eleven hundred acres." The papers consist of...
Dates: Created: 1768-1887, 1916; Other: Majority of material found in 1788-1887

John MacKay Shaw Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2008-006
Abstract

The John MacKay Shaw Collection consists of the Childhood in Poetry Collection and other materials he collected that relate to the six themes that are evident throughout the Collection: bibliography, biography, children, collecting, publishing, and writing. These other materials include articles, audiovisual materials, biographical materials, catalogs, correspondence, literary materials, notes, photographs, programs, and publications documenting his personal, business, and collecting activities.

Dates: Created: 1737-2007