SANKOFA'S PLANTATION DATABASE
Location: Ascension Pa., LA
Associated Surnames: Minor
Associated Free White Names
Associated Black Slave Names
Description of Associated Architecture
Natchez-Area Manuscript collections in The Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections at Louisiana State University http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/guides/natchez.html
- Minor, John. Account book, 1815-1823. 1 vol. [microfilm copy]. Location: Mf. Executor of the estate of his brother, Stephen Minor. Journal listing the income received from cotton and other produce on Concord Plantation, Adams County, Mississippi; Waterloo Plantation, Ascension Parish, Louisiana; and Lake Plantation, Concordia Parish, Louisiana.
- Minor, Stephen, 1760?-1815. Family papers, 1774-1914 (bulk 1774-1891). 24 items, 1 printed vol. Location: Vault. Planter of the Concord Plantation and governor of the Spanish district of Natchez. Collection includes correspondence related to plantation and family matters in Mississippi and Louisiana; a sugar producer's license; a printed item signed by President John Adams; and a will.
- Minor, William J., 1807-1869. Family papers, 1779-1941 (bulk 1830-1870). 410 items, 37 vols. Location: U:229-230, H:2, Mf. Sugar planter of Southdown and Hollywood Plantations in Terrebonne Parish and Waterloo Plantation in Ascension Parish, Louisiana. Minor was president of the Agricultural Bank of Natchez. Collection includes plantation records; banking papers; and personal correspondence of the Stephen, William J., and Henry C. Minor families of Natchez and Terrebonne Parish.
- Minor, William J., 1807-1869. Papers, 1854-1862. 18 items, 2 printed vols. Location: Vault. Papers include letters about horse racing written by Minor from Natchez to a friend in Louisiana, and pamphlets related to horse racing and thoroughbred breeding.