Monday, March 27, 2006




Alexander K. Farrar Papers, Louisiana State University, Department of Archives and Manuscripts, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Andrew Marschalk Papers, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi.


Deed Records, Books A-LL, 1780-1860, Natchez Chancery Clerk’s Office, Adams County, Mississippi.

Chancery and Circuit Court Records, 1800-1860, Natchez Historic Foundation, Natchez, Mississippi.

U.S. Census, Adams Co., Mississippi, 1820-1860, Manuscript Schedules, Natchez Project Archives, California State University, Northridge, California.


Cartwright, Samuel. Essays, Being Inductions Drawn from the Baconian Philosophy Proving the Truth of the Bible and the Justice and Benevolence of the Decree Dooming Canaan to Be a Servant of Servants; And Answering the Question of Voltaire:"On demande quel droit des étangers tells que les juifs avaient sur le pays de Canaan?" In a series of letters to Rev. William Winans. Vidalia, LA: s.n., 1843.

Cross, J.C. The Purse; or, Benevolent Tar. Boston: W. Pelham, 1791. Music by William Reeve. (Musical Comedy.)

Elliott, E.N., editor. Cotton Is King, and Proslavery Arguments: Comprising the writings of Hammond, Harper, Christy, Stringfellow, Hodge, Bledsoe, and Cartwright, on this important subject. Augusta, GA: Pritchard, Abbot, & Loomis, 1860.

Hogan, William R, and Edwin A. Davis, editors. William Johnson's Natchez: The Antebellum Diary of Free Negro. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1951.

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1880-1901.


Natchez, Mississippi

Ariel, 1825-1829
Green's Impartial Observer, 1800-1801
Mississippi Free Trader, 1835-1861
Mississippi Herald, 1802-1808
Mississippi Messenger, 1805-1808
Mississippi Republican, 1812-1824
Mississippi State Gazette, 1818-1825
Natchez Courier, 1833-1871
Natchez Cutter, 1841
Natchez Democrat, 1865-1871
Natchez Gazette, 1825-1827, 1830-1832
Southern Galaxy, 1828-1830
Statesman and Gazette, 1827-1829
Weekly Chronicle, 1808-1811

Washington, Mississippi

Washington Republican, 1813-1817

Vidalia, Louisiana

Concordia Intelligencer, 1841-1858



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Davis, William C. Three Roads to the Alamo: The Lives and Fortunes of David Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis. New York: Harper Collins, 1998.

Eaton, Clement. Freedom of Thought in the Old South. New York: Peter Smith, 1951 [1941].

Emery, Michael, Edwin Emery, and Nancy L. Roberts. The Press and America: An Interpretive History of the Mass Media, Ninth Edition. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1996.

Ericson, David F. The Debate Over Slavery: Antislavery and Proslavery in Antebellum America. New York: New York University Press, 2000.

Freehling, William W. The Road to Disunion: Secessionists at Bay, 1776-1854. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Greenberg, Kenneth S. Honor and Slavery: Lies, Duels, Noses, Masks, Dressing as a Woman, Gifts, Strangers, Humanitarianism, Death, Slave Rebellions, the Proslavery Argument, Baseball, Hunting, and Gambling in the Old South. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1996.

Habermas, Jürgen. The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: An Inquiry into a Category of Bourgeois Society, trans. Thomas Burger with assistance of Frederick Lawrence. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1989

Harris, William C. The Day of the Carpetbagger. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1979.

Harris, William C. Presidential Reconstruction in Mississippi. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1967.

Hearon, Cleo. Mississippi and the Compromise of 1850. Jackson, MS: Mississippi Historical Society, 1914. (Dissertation.)

James, D. Clayton. Antebellum Natchez. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1968.

Koskoff, Ellen, editor. The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 2001.

Leonard, Thomas C. News for All: America’s Coming of Age with the Press. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Lomask, Milton. Aaron Burr: The Conspiracy and Years of Exile, 1805-1836. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1982.

May, Robert. John A. Quitman: Old South Crusader. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1985.

May, Robert. Manifest Destiny's Underworld. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

McMurtrie, Douglas C. A Bibliography of Mississippi Imprints, 1798-1830. Beouvoir Community, Mississippi: The Book Farm, 1945.

Melton, Buckner F. Aaron Burr: Conspiracy to Treason. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2002.

Overdyke, W. Darrel. The Know-Nothing Party in the South. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1950.

Remini, Robert V. Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Empire, 1767 – 1821. New York: Harper & Row, 1977.

Rowland, Dunbar. History of Mississippi: The Heart of the South, Volumes I and II. Chicago: S.J. Clarke, 1925.

Sadie, Stanley, editor. The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Sellers, Charles. The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815-1846. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Sonneck, O.G. Bibliography of Early Secular Music. Washington, D.C.: H.L. McQueen, 1905.

Swearingen, Mack Buckley. The Early Life of George Poindexter: A Story of the First Southwest. Chicago: University of Chicago Libraries, 1934. (Dissertation.)

Sydnor, Charles S. A Gentleman of the Old Natchez Region: Benjamin L.C. Wailes. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1938.

Taylor, William R. Cavalier & Yankee: The Old South and American National
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Tuchman, Barbara. Practicing History: Selected Essays by Barbara Tuchman. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1981.

Wyatt-Brown, Bertram. Southern Honor: Ethics and Behavior in the Old South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.


Hamilton, William B., editor. "Notes and Documents: The Printing of the 1799 Laws of the Mississippi Territory." Journal of Mississippi History II, no. 2 (April 1940): 88-99.

Kelley, Donald Brooks. "Harper's Ferry: Prelude to Crisis in Mississippi." Journal of Mississippi History XXVII (February 1965): 351-372.

Kelley, Donald Brooks. "Intellectual Isolation: Gateway to Secession in Mississippi." Journal of Mississippi History XXXVI (February 1974): 17-37.

Miles, Edwin A. "The Mississippi Press in the Jackson Era, 1824-1841." Journal of Mississippi History XIX, no. 1 (January 1957): 1-20.

Olsen, Christopher J. "'Molly Pitcher' of the Mississippi Whigs: The Editorial Career of Mrs. Harriet N. Prewett." Journal of Mississippi History LVIII, no. 3 (Fall 1996): 237-254.

Porter, David L. "The Mississippi Press and the Election of 1860." Journal of Mississippi History XXXIV (February 1972): 247-252.

Steffen, Charles G. "Newspapers for Free: The Economies of Newspaper Circulation in the Early Republic." Journal of the Early Republic XXIII (Fall 2003): 381-419.

Sydnor, Charles S. "The Beginning of Printing in Mississippi." Journal of Southern History I, no. 1 (February 1935): 49-55.


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