ISAAC F. JACKSON PAPERS

(Mss. 698)

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Reformatted 2003

Revised 2010

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................... 3
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE ...................................................................................... 4
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE ................................................................................................... 4
INDEX TERMS .............................................................................................................................. 5
CONTAINER LIST ........................................................................................................................ 6

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SUMMARY

Size.

120 items and 2 manuscript volumes

Geographic locations.

Amite County, Miss.; New Orleans, La.

Inclusive dates.

1827-1874

Bulk dates.

1861-1869

Language.

English

Summary.

Papers are chiefly financial documents of the Jacksons and Wilsons of Amite County, Miss. Legal papers include items related to the sale of land and litigation among family members. Correspondence includes personal letters of Isaac, Lettie, and Isaac's brother Joseph R. Kemp.

Organization.

Arranged chronologically

Restrictions on access.

If microfilm is available, photocopies must be made from microfilm.

Related collections.

N/A

Copyright.

Copyright of the original materials is retained by descendants of the creators in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Citation.

Isaac F. Jackson Family Papers, Mss. 698, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack location(s).

E:41

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

Isaac F. Jackson owned property in Amite County, Mississippi. He was married to Lettie V. Jackson (nee Wilson), also from Amite County.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The papers consist chiefly of financial documents of Isaac F. Jackson, Lettie V. Jackson, and members of the Wilson family. Documents include bills, receipts, and statements related to personal finances of family members and papers related to the settlement of the estate of Isaac F. Jackson. Legal papers include a transfer of property (January 7, 1827), and items related to the sale of land and litigation among family members (1870-1874). Correspondence includes several personal letters of Isaac and Lettie Jackson, and of Isaac's brother, Joseph R. Kemp. Also included is the release of J. R. Kemp from a prisoner of war camp (1863).

Other items include a lottery ticket (1853), a souvenir picture book of New Orleans (1884), a commencement program from University of Louisiana (now Tulane University) Medical Department (March 16, 1872), and military orders from headquarters of the Northern Division of Louisiana (May 14, 1865). Two small manuscript account books record personal family debts and credits (1866-1874).

INDEX TERMS

Amite County (Miss.)--History--19th century.

Mississippi--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Invoices.

Receipts (financial records)

Souvenirs.

CONTAINER LIST

Stack

Location

Box

Folder(s)

Contents (with dates)

E:41

1

1

1827-1865

2

1866-1869

3

1870-1874

4a-b

Undated

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Manuscript volumes (1866-1870)

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Souvenir picture book of New Orleans (1884)