MSS. 2. 1816-1910. 0.66 cubic feet. The collection documents the history of the Elijah Hogan and Madison Fisk Ames families from 1816 to 1910 and comprise correspondence, legal papers, speeches and essays, business receipts, and other items. Elijah Hogan was a merchant of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, and president of the Board of Police. Papers include receipts for hiring slaves and family letters that mention African-Americans.