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  • Deed of Coveyance from Wm. Shaw to the Commissioners of Madison County. March 27, 1828. (with) State of Mississippi, Madison County, Indenture, March 28, 1828. (Two holograph documents) by Shaw, Wm. and Honor Shaw. John P. Thompson (associate justice)
    Shaw, Wm. and Honor Shaw. John P. Thompson (associate justice)
    Deed of Coveyance from Wm. Shaw to the Commissioners of Madison County. March 27, 1828. (with) State of Mississippi, Madison County, Indenture, March 28, 1828. (Two holograph documents)

    Madison County, Mississippi: 1828. Two documents each on 9.5 x 7.75 inch paper, written on both sides. 1. Indenture March 26th, 1828, between Wm. Shaw and the Commissioners appointed by the General Assembly donating a certain tract of land containing twenty acres "lying and situated in the Town lately known by the name of Madisonville in the County and State aforesaid for the purpose of erecting public buildings therein." 2. Wm. Shaw and his wife, Honor Shaw, appear before John P, Thompson, Associate Justice for Madison County, Mississippi, on 27th March, 1828, to acknowledge that he (William) signed, sealed and delivered the deed of conveyance for the property. Further that Honor (his wife), being examined separately, acted freely in signing…

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    Madison County, Mississippi: 1828. Two documents each on 9.5 x 7.75 inch paper, written on both sides. 1. Indenture March 26th, 1828, between Wm. Shaw and the Commissioners appointed by the General Assembly donating a certain tract of land containing twenty acres "lying and situated in the Town lately known by the name of Madisonville in the County and State aforesaid for the purpose of erecting public buildings therein." 2. Wm. Shaw and his wife, Honor Shaw, appear before John P, Thompson, Associate Justice for Madison County, Mississippi, on 27th March, 1828, to acknowledge that he (William) signed, sealed and delivered the deed of conveyance for the property. Further that Honor (his wife), being examined separately, acted freely in signing the conveyance. There follows a description of the plot lines, beginning at the southwest corner of said town Madisonville was a settlement on the stagecoach route on the Natchez Trace. It was the first Madison County seat in 1828 and had a race track, two banks and a wagon factory and at least one hotel. ISBN: 281AIB1049293.

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    Both pages folded into thirds,and the paper is browned with age. There are closed tears at the folds and small edges chips, not affecting the text.

    Book ID: 264874
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  • Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration
    Mississippi: A Guide to the Magnolia State

    New York: Viking, 1938. 545 pages. American Guide series. Eudora Welty contributes two photographs. ISBN: B000VVMEZW.

    Very Good

    Book ID: 205390
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  • Morris, Willie. Photography by David Rae Morris
    My Mississippi

    Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2000. 109 pages plus portfolio of color photographic images taken by the son of the author.. 10.75 x 9.75 inches. ISBN: 9781578061938.

    Near Fine

    Book ID: 107626
    Keywords: Hardcover, Mississippi, Used
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  • McSherry, Frank, G., Charles Waugh
    Mississippi River Tales

    August House Pub Inc, 1988. ISBN: 9780874830675.

    Very Good

    Book ID: 205395
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