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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

OCLC Number

Description of Series

Original records

Microfilm of records

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Cane Brake Plantation Records, 1856-1858



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cane Brake Plantation
Title: Cane Brake Plantation records
Dates: 1856-1858
Abstract: Cane Brake Plantation was owned and operated by James Green Carson (1815-1863) until he moved across the Mississippi River to Airlie Plantation in East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, around 1846. Collection is made up of record books for 1856, 1857, and 1858 that contain information about the affairs of Cane Brake Plantation in Adams County, Mississippi.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00073
Extent: 3 volumes
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

Cane Brake Plantation was owned and operated by James Green Carson (1815-1863) until he moved across the Mississippi River to Airlie Plantation in East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, around 1846.

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Scope and Contents

Record books for 1856, 1857, and 1858 contain information about the affairs of Cane Brake Plantation in Adams County, Mississippi. Books include a daily record of events, a daily record of cotton picked, and lists of livestock, equipment, and births and deaths of slaves entered by the overseers. The books, printed by Thomas Affleck of New Orleans, also contain contemporary advertising.

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Arrangement

Record books arranged chronologically under topics within books.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Affleck, Thomas, 1812-1868
Diamond, R. S.
Meek, M. H.
Williams, F. M.
Subjects
Cotton growing
Plantations
Slavery
Places
Cane Brake Plantation
Mississippi

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cane Brake Plantation Records, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Alternate Format Available

Available on microfilm as part of Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations, Series G, from University Publications of America, 44 North Market St., Frederick, MD 21701.

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OCLC Number

21216811

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Original records

box
2B177 [SRH1230005177] Cane Brake Plantation Records

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Microfilm of records

box
18,355 Series G, Part 1, Reel 11 of the Records of Antebellum Southern Plantations microfilm

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