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J. Allison Hardy papers
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Summary Information

Repository
Mississippi State University Libraries
Title
J. Allison Hardy papers
ID
MSS.39
Date [inclusive]
1848-1939
Extent
0.344 Cubic feet : 1 reel microfilm
Language
English

Preferred Citation

J. Allison Hardy papers, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University Libraries.

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Scope and Contents

Letters, business papers, broadside and World War I letters concerning the Hardy family of Columbus, Mississippi, and Paris, Texas.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Mississippi State University Libraries 

P.O. Box 5408
Mississippi State, MS, 39762
662-325-7679
sp_coll@library.msstate.edu

Publication date: June 2012

Access Restrictions

Open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions

Any requests for permission to publish, quote, or reproduce materials from this collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian for Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Mississippi State University as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

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Calendar

Business Papers:

Mar. 6, 1848. Receipt. Eutaw, Ala., Sale of negro boy, Robert, to Charles W. Caldwell.

1852. List of slaves with dates. Latest date, 1852.

Apr. 1, 1853. Statement of account of Charles Caldwell with Harrison Johnston. Receipted Mar. 20, 1854.

Statement of C.W. Caldwell’s account with Hamilton, Baskewill & Co., Columbus, Miss. Receipted, n.d.

1854. Statement of C.W. Caldwell’s account with Hamilton, Baskervill & Co., Columbus, Miss. Receipted Aug. 8, 1855.

Jan. 1, 1855. Statement of Mrs. E. Caldwell’s account with A.N. Jones, Columbus, Miss.

1856. Receipt. John M. Morgan to Charles W. Caldwell.

Dec. 18, 1858. Receipt. Westport, ?. Four bales of cotton from Charles W. Caldwell.

Jan. 1859. Statement of C.W. Caldwell’s account with Simpson, Cannon & Co., Columbus, Miss. Receipted June 18.

Mar. 8, 1959. C.W. Caldwell’s order to Messrs. A. Simpson & Co., Bankers, Columbus, Miss., to pay J.M. Morgan $67 77/100. Marked through. Pinned to it: a check to W.C. Richards by C.W. Caldwell to $333 33/100. Not endorsed or canceled.

Dec. 16, 1863. Assessment of crop tax to J.D. Morgan. Receipted on back, Aug. 26, 1864.

Apr. 16, 1864. Same. Receipted on back, same.

June 7, 1866. Deposit slip in favor of C.W. Caldwell by Columbus Life and General Insurance Agency. Amount #1334.40.

1855-1867. “Cash accounts” of Chas. Caldwell. (Small daybook)

1866-1867. Memorandum of moneys collected for Thos. W. Watson and Mary P. Caldwell.

May 23, 1870. Statement acknowledging receipt of 4 bales of cotton from Thos. W. Watson by Bateman & Bros., Jefferson, Texas.

Sept. 1, 1870. Annual statement of Joseph Hoy & Co., Cotton Factors, New Orleans, La. Printed. Envelope addressed to C.W. Caldwell, Paris, Texas.

Aug. 14, 1873. New Orleans Price Current Daily Market Report. Printed

Mar. 30, 1875. Invitation of the Columbus Riflemen to a “Military Reception”

1875. Statement of Dr. B. Bywaters of Thos. J. (sic) Watson’s account. Receipted Apr. 11, 1876.

Mar. 26, 1883. Statement rendered T.W. Watson Estate by Mrs. R.A. Vesey, Paris, Texas, for tuition of children. Receipted.

Dec. 11, 1883. Receipt form acknowledging payment of interest on loan no. 41052 to The Corbin Banking Co., New York, N.Y.

Feb. 7, 1889. Tax receipt on property assessment to Charlie Caldwell, Oktibbeha County, Miss.

1918. Printed report of Lowndes Co. Chapter of American Red Cross, June 4, 1917 to Nov. 1, 1918. 3 copies. Clipping also

“Receipt for all pains”

Broadwide. “Platform and Principles of the American Party, of the U. States, adopted in Convention at Philadelphia, June, 1855.”

Letters:

Sept. 22, 1857. John R. Drick?, Tuskaloosa, Ala., to Charles (W. Caldwell).

Dec. 12, 1864. W.C. Richards, Columbus, Miss., to Charles W. Caldwell.

Nov. 5-9, 1867. Thos. Christian, Columbus, Miss., to Charles W. Caldwell, Paris, Texas. Envelope.

Feb. 20, 1869. J.M. Morgan, Columbus, Miss., to Charles W. Caldwell.

June 15, 1870. Same to same.

Jan. 27, 1872. J.G. McGaughy, Courtland, Ala., to Thos. W. Watson, Paris, Texas. Envelope.

Feb. 12, 1872. Fannie Watson, Muldon, Miss., to Thos. W. Watson, Paris, Texas, Envelope.

July 23-25, 1872. Same to same.

Sept. 15, 1872. J.M. Morgan, Columbus, Miss., to Thos. W. Watson, Paris, Texas. Envelope.

Oct. 29, 1872. “Pa” (H.M. Couch?), Viney Grove, Ark., to Thos. W. Watson, Paris, Texas.

Nov. 19, 1872. Same to same. Also envelope.

Dec. 15, 1872. Eugenia and J.M. Morgan, Columbus, Miss., to Thos. W. Watson.

Jan. 25, 1874. J.D. Morgan, Columbus, Miss., to Thos. W. Watson, Paris, Texas. Envelope.

Feb. 24, 1874. Fannie Watson, “At Home,” to Thos. W. Watson.

May 5, 1879. J.W. Caldwell, Starkville, Miss., to “Dear Brother”

Nov. 10, 1882. J.D. Morgan, Columbus, Miss., to Mrs. Mattie Watson, Paris, Texas. Envelope.

Mar. 4, 1884. ?, Columbus, Miss., to Mrs. Mattie W. Watson, Paris, Texas. Envelope.

Feb. 12, 1897. Charles ?, Artesia, Miss., to Maria Darden, Okolona, Miss. Envelope.

Dec. 20, 1918. Samuel M. Egger, “Some where in France,” to Mrs. J.A. Sanford, Columbus, Miss. Envelope containing post cards attached.

May 13, 1919. George Landrum, U.S. Marines A.E.F., Germany, to Eleanor Steele, Columbus, Miss.

Aug. 18, 1938. E.B. Farrell, St. Louis, Mo., to R. Creekmore.

Aug. 19, 1938. E.B. Farrell, (St. Louis, MO), to C.E.A. McCarthy, New York City, N.Y., Carbon Copy

Sept. 14, 1938. E.A. Merrill, New York, N.Y., to E.B. Farrell, St. Louis, Mo.

Apr. 21, 1939. E.B. Farrell, St. Louis, Mo., to L. Cason. Attached: one share of stock in M. & O. Railroad Co., 1858

n.d. Petition: Addressed to Police Court of Lowndes County. Requests bridge across the Tombigbee River. Three signatories.

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