ELLIOT (WILLIAM ST. JOHN) PAPERS

(Mss. 1147)

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Reformatted 2003

Revised 2011

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.

5 items

Geographic locations.

Mississippi; Louisiana

Inclusive dates.

1824-1858

Bulk dates.

N/A

Language.

English

Summary.

Indentures, deeds, and land surveys of William St. John Elliot, cotton broker, planter, and owner of D'Evereaux Hall, Natchez, Mississippi.

Restrictions on access.

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

Related collections.

Lemuel Parker Conner and Family Papers, Mss. 1403

Copyright.

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

Citation.

William St. John Elliot Papers, Mss. 1147, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack location(s).

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BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

Cotton broker, planter, and owner of D'Evereaux Hall, Natchez, Miss. Among other properties in Adams County, Miss., he also owned Saragossa Plantation, which Stephen Duncan established in the 1820s. He was the third husband of Anna Frances Conner Bell Ruffin (1804-1876), daughter of William and Mary Savage Conner of Berkeley Plantation, Adams County.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Papers include an indenture made by Stephen Duncan and his wife, Catherine, Adams County, with William St. John Elliot, Wilkinson County, for the sale of Saragossa Plantation, formerly part of the Bradley Tract, Adams County, Miss. (1835). Also included are a deed for a sale of land in Adams County by Samuel A. Moore to Elliot (1838) and a copy of a deed for a sale of land by Henry Chotard to Elliot (1850). A sketch shows the plantation of Mrs. Anna F. Elliot situated in Tensas Parish, La., as surveyed by William G. Waller (December 1858) and a plat of land between Second Creek and White's Creek belonging to the estate of the late William Conner provides names and acreage of owners (copied July 27, 1824).

INDEX TERMS

Deeds.

Elliot, Anna F. Conner, 1804-1876.

Indentures.

Land surveys.

Land tenure--Louisiana--Tensas Parish.

Land tenure--Mississippi--Adams County.

Plantation owners--Mississippi.

Plantations--Louisiana.

Plantations--Mississippi.

Plats (maps)

Women plantation owners--Mississippi.

CONTAINER LIST

Stack

Location

Folder(s)

Contents (with dates)

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Indenture (1835); deeds (1838, 1850), land surveys (1824, 1858)