Howry family papers 1842-1883 (bulk 1842-1876)
Howry family papers
Howry, J. M. (James Moorman), 1804-1884 and Howry, Charles Bowen, 1844-1928
This collection contains 19 letters, 34 legal and financial documents, and 2 additional items related to Mississippi judge James Moorman Howry and his son, Charles Bowen Howry. The Howrys' incoming correspondence concerns the governance of the University of Mississippi in the late 1840s, and the experiences of Mississippi residents and Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. The legal and financial documents primarily concern James M. Howry's land holdings in Oxford, Mississippi.
The material is in English
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