Cobb (Joseph B.) estate papers
Mississippi State University Libraries
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MSS. 377. 1858-1861. 0.08 cubic feet. Photocopies from the Lowndes County Courthouse of the estate papers of Joseph B. Cobb, humorist and author of Mississippi Scenes. Among the topics are a rebellion on one of Cobb's plantations and the hiring of dogs to catch run-away Cobb slaves. Cobb was a Unionist and a Whig.