Papers, 1785-1923.

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Hall family. Papers, 1785-1923.

Papers, 1785-1923.

These papers, 1785-1923, contain genealogical materials; maps; legal records of various types, especially deeds, indentures, and land grants; letters; financial records such as accounts, ledgers, journals, receipts, and estate records; electoral records; military records; and printed materials. The largest series in these papers include legal records, 1785-1921 and n.d., .5 cubic ft.; the Bolling Hall (1767-1836) papers, 1787-1836 and n.d., 1 cubic ft.; the Bolling Hall (1813-1897) papers, 1836-1897 and n.d., 2.3. cubic ft.; and the Hines H. Hall papers, 1861-1922 and n.d., .5 cubic ft. The Bolling Hall (1767-1836) papers, 1787-1836 and n.d., contain letters, militia records, financial records, estate records, and printed materials. Major subjects discussed include U.S., Ga., and Ala. politics and government; family matters; real estate in Ga. and Ala.; and operating a plantation in Ga., then Ala. Major correspondents included Hines Holt, William H. Crawford, Nathaniel Macon, Alexander Pope, John C. Calhoun, and T.& G. Holt and Co., among others. His financial records are of interest also. Some of the estate records are also quite detailed. The Bolling Hall (1813-1897) papers, 1836-1897 and n.d., contain letters, speeches and writings, financial records, school financial records, estate records, and printed materials. Major subjects discussed include family matters, real estate in Ala.; U.S., Ga., and Ala. politics and government; business matters, especially operating a plantation, railroads in Ala., and the Elyton Land Co. and subsidiaries; and most especially, U.S.--history--Civil War, 1861-1865, in which he received over 150 letters from his five sons who fought in that conflict, and the emigration of some of his sons to Colo. in the 1870s for health reasons. Major correspondents included his sons, his sisters Sarah Sasnett and Amanda Snodgrass; political figures Albert J. Pickett and Benjamin Fitzpatrick, and business correspondents, too numerous to name here. Financial records are interesting and detailed, especially the shipping and selling of his cotton crop, his real estate dealings, and his interest in the South & North Ala. Railroad and the Elyton Land Co. The Hines H. Hall papers, 1861-1922 and n.d., include letters, speeches, electoral records, financial records, estate records, printed materials, and United Confederate Veterans records. Major subjects discussed include family matters; U.S.--history--Civil War, 1861-1865, the experiences of some brothers in Colo.; Ala. politics and government; the Ala. Farmers' Alliance, business matters, and other subjects. Major correspondents included his father, Bolling Hall (1813-1897); his brother, Frank A. Hall; his sister, Caroline S. Handy; and political figures. The financial records are detailed, as are the records of the Robertson Springs (Ala.) chapter of the UCV. Small, but interesting series are the: Mary L. Hall (ca.1815-ca.1858) letters, 1840-1858; Bolling Hall (1837-1866) letters, 1860-1865; John E. Hall papers, 1862-1876; Mary Louisa Hall (1844-1863) letters, 1860-1863; and the Caroline S. Handy letters and financial records, 1861-1906.

7 cubic ft. (15 archives boxes, 2 oversized boxes, and 2 oversized folders).

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Bailey, Margaret, d.ca.1849.

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Crenshaw, Abner, d.1863.

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Crenshaw, Sarah A.

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Crenshaw, W. H. (Walter Henry), 1817-1878.

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Clark, Thomas D., d.1804.

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Mitchell, Ann (Nancy Anderson Hall), 1801-1841.

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Comer, John, .ca.1805.

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Nuckolls, Emmet.

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Abercrombie, Leonard.

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Hall, Frank A. (Franklin Abner), b.1851.

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WB & AR Bell & Company.

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Clark, Elijah, d.ca.1798.

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Josiah Morris & Co.

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Hall, Bolling, 1837-1866.

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Holt, Laura (Laura June Hall), b.1815.

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Hall, Mary L. (Mary Louisa Crenshaw), ca.1860-1929.

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Lewis, Francesca

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Brown, Eliza D. (Elizabeth Dixon Hall), 1806-1877.

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Hall, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1854-1887.

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Democratic Executive Committee (Elmore Co., Ala.)

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Jackson, Absalom.

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Hall, Laura (Laura June), 1848-1896.

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Handy, Caroline S. (Caroline S. Hall), 1857-ca.1910.

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Hall, Mary L. (Mary Louisa), 1844-1863.

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Galpen, Edward.

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South and North Alabama Railroad.

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Hall, Hines H. (Hines Holt), b.1847.

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Hall, Bolling, 1813-1897.

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Democratic Party (Ala.)

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Abercrombie, Charles, 1742-1819.

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McKenzie, F.L.

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Elyton Land Company (Ala.)

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Hall, Mary L. (Mary Louisa Crenshaw), ca.1815-1858.

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Thompson, William, 1783-1833

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Pickett, Albert James, 1810-1858

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Albert James Pickett was a planter and historian in Montgomery, Ala. From the description of History of the City of Montgomery : typescript, 1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122498627 A. J. Pickett was a planter, historian, and author who resided in Montgomery County, Ala. His "History of Alabama" was published in 1851. From the description of Papers, 1799-1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122498707 ...

Howze, John, 1822-1902.

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United States. Second Bank of the United States.

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Bibb, Peyton, 1784-1840.

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Brown, Thomas (British colorman, active 1844-1845)

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Farmers Alliance (Ala.)

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Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 59th

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Wood, Polly (Polly Willie Hall), b.1800.

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Jackson, C.M. (Crawford Motley), 1820-1860.

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Hall, Dixon, 1755-1820.

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Republican Party (Ala.)

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The Alabama Republican Party was established in 1867. From the description of Records, 1928-1984. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 32506228 ...

Coal City Coal & Coke Company (Ala.)

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Tait, Charles, 1768-1835

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U.S. senator from Georgia, 1809-1819. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C.], to David Brydie Mitchell, Creek Agency, Ga., 1818 Mar. 21. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40357813 United States senator and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Mr. Dickens, 1815 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270579135 ...

Lehman, Durr & Company.

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Snodgrass, John

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Goodwyn, A.T. (Albert Taylor), b.1842.

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Hall, Bolling, 1767-1836

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Hall, William B. (William Bolling).

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Hall, John E. (John Elmore), 1842-1882.

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Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 24th.

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Hall, Thomas, active 1845-1864

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Hall, Thomas Rank : Sgt. Regiment : 110th New York Infantry Regiment. Company D. (1862-1865) Service : 1862 August 10-1863 August 25 On August 10, 1862, Thomas Hall of Schroeppel, Oswego County, New York, enlisted in Company D, 110th New York Infantry Regiment. He was 30 years old and mustered in as a private, but was soon promoted to sergeant (August 19, 1862) and 1st sergeant (October 1, 1862). His regiment served in Virginia and Mar...

Thomas, Martha B. (Martha Bryan Hall Bailey), b.1803.

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Hall, James A. (James Abercrombie), 1840-1868.

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Snodgrass, Amanda (Amanda Hall), b.1818.

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Sasnett, William J., d.ca.1866.

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Bibb, William Wyatt, 1781-1820

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William W. Bibb was a United States representative and senator from Georgia. From the description of William W. Bibb letter, 1812 Apr. 8. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 122520226 William Wyatt Bibb was born in Virginia in 1780. After graduating from William and Mary College, he went on to study medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1801 he received his M.D. degree and moved to Georgia. In Georgia, Bibb became interested in politics. H...

Shorter, Henry.

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Wood, Green, d.ca.1860.

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