Todd A. Herring Archival Collection

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City of Natchez

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Description

However, even in Mississippi, not all African-Americans were enslaved. This tavern license issued to Amey Johnston, a free woman of color, mother of William Johnston, author of The Barber of Natchez. This item was included in the Scrawl and Order exhibit, http://lib.msstate.edu/exhibits/past/.

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Publication Date

1815

Time Period

1810-1820

Geographic Location

Natchez, Mississippi

Object Type

text

Format (original)

document

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_658_Johnston_license

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

License to a Retailer of Domestic Spirits, Natchez, MS, August 1813

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