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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

OCLC Number

Description of Series

Manuscript

Maps

Microfilm

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Airlie Plantation Records, 1846-1951



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Airlie Plantation
Title: Airlie Plantation records
Dates: 1846-1951
Abstract: Records include land deeds (1846 and 1868); daily record book (1862) including daily events, record of cotton picked, lists of livestock and expenses; genealogical correspondence (1951); and a map of East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, with location of Airlie Plantation (ca. 1951).
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00382
Extent: 1 inch
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The Airlie Plantation was owned and operated by James Green Carson, who moved across the Mississippi River from Cane Brake Plantation in Adams County, Mississippi, around 1846 with his wife Catherine Waller Carson and family. The Carsons fled to Texas during the Civil War, and James Green Carson died of diphtheria in Tyler, Texas.

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Scope and Contents

Records include land deeds (1846 and 1868); daily record book (1862) including daily events, record of cotton picked, lists of livestock and expenses; genealogical correspondence (1951); and a map of East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, with location of Airlie Plantation (ca. 1951). The record book was printed by Thomas Affleck of New Orleans.

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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
Carson, Catherine Waller, -approximately 1888
Carson, James Green, 1815-1863
Gallaway, T. A.
Subjects
Cotton growing
Plantations
Slavery
Places
Airlie Plantation
Louisiana

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Related Materials

See also Cane Brake Plantation Records, 1856-1858.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Alternate Form Available

Microfilm available:Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations, Series G, University Publications of America, 44 North Market St., Frederick, MD 21701.

This microfilm is available at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Microfilm 18,335 Series G, Part 1, Reel 11

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OCLC Number

16125404

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Manuscript

box
2A130 [SRH1230005266] Land deeds, 1846, 1868
Daily record book, 1862
Genealogical correspondence, 1951

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Maps

Map of East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, with location of Airlie Plantation [see repository map collection], circa 1951

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Microfilm

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations [see Microfilm 18,335 Series G, Part 1, Reel 11]

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