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Lucknow Plantation

Location: Port Gibson, Claiborne Co., MS
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History: Lucknow Plantation, which adjoined Nitta Tola, was owned by Benjamin Grubb Humphreys and Mildred Maury Humphreys prior to the Civil War. Members of the Maury family (of Nitta Tola Plantation) frequently visited and stayed overnight at Lucknow.

Associated Surnames: Humphreys

Associated Plantations: Nitta Tola Plantation (Claiborne Co., MS )


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Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations, Series J: James Fontaine Maury Diary, 1861, Claiborne County, Mississippi. http://www.lexis-nexis.com/cispubs/guides/southern_hist/plantations/plantj6.htm James Fontaine Maury's diary, dated 1 January to 26 May 1861, consists of brief entries that mention the weather; his health; attendance at church; socializing with friends and guests; family and neighborhood news; visiting Lucknow plantation; reading books and newspapers; walking and horseback riding around Nitta Tola Plantation; short trips by steamship and railroad; conveying relatives and friends between Nitta Tola, Grand Gulf, and Port Gibson; and Mississippi's political and military preparations for the Civil War.


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