Butler (Carl and Dixie) collection
Mississippi State University Libraries
Item TypeFinding Aid
MSS. 436. 1819-1857. .66 cu. foot, 1 reel microfilm. Papers created by the Thomas Harris family, who lived in Georgia prior to settling in Lowndes County, Mississippi, and also the Brownrigg family of North Carolina and Mississippi. Brownrigg items include household records, recipes, a family history journal, correspondence and business papers. Harris materials include correspondence, legal documents and other papers, including a bill of sale for slave boy, Jacob, 1823; bill of sale, 4 negroes, 1829; and a letter dealing with purchase of a slave, 1831.