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Elgin Plantation

Location: Adams Co., MS


Associated Surnames: Jenkins

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Manuscript Resources on the History of Music, Drama, and Other Performing Arts in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections Hill Memorial Library, LSU: Jenkins, John C. Family papers, 1840-1900 (bulk 1840-1855). 89 items, 13 vols. Location: B:66, G:21, Mf. Experimental agriculturist and horticulturist and resident of Elgin Plantation, Adams County, Mississippi. Personal papers and diary of the Jenkins family. The diary records results of Jenkins' experiments at Elgin, plantation routine, financial transactions, social and literary activities, and travels. Purchases of slaves and health of slaves are noted. Jenkins' account book shows expenditures for the home, family, plantations, and slaves...

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