Minto-Skelton papers  1757-1956 (bulk 1770-1900)
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Pages   130-244  
Occasional entries,  1865 October-1869 October 9
Barter in land-trading
Black servants
Stolen cotton
Farming in Mississippi
Port-war fortunes
Fourth of July
European wars
Jeff Davis in chains
Trans-Atlantic cable
Union Convention in Philadelphia
Black servant gotten from jail
Confederate postage stamp
Thievery and black unrest
 1867 January-1867 February
Mississippi Annual Convention (Methodist Church)
He sells farm
Assassination and gold theft attempt
"Mad radicals of Congress"
 1867 March
New Congress convenes
Black-white relations on farm
Slave vs. servant status
Reconstruction bill in Congress
He attempts suicide
Military rule passed in Congress
Lazy black farm hands
Former slave's advice
 1867 April-1867 July
 1868 election predictions
Southern economy
Purchase of Russia
Jeff Davis released from prison
Knife fight over blacks' "place"
Fourth of July in Mississippi
Lazy blacks
 1867 August-1867 December
Blacks speak in own behalf
Johnson removes Edwin Stanton
Blacks owe white man money
Reconstruction politics
South in debt
Lazy blacks
Johnson's impeachment
Wife discontented with poverty
Selling patent medicine
Reconstruction politics