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Jane Carr Chapman Thornton letter

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 53
Scope and Contents Typescript of letter about Centenary College (Brandon Springs, Mississippi). Thornton writes of travelling with her family from Virginia and arriving in Jackson, Mississippi, in November 1841. She describes Centenary College’s campus, dormitory, cottages, and a nearby medicinal spring. One of the college’s buildings is the home of her son, Thomas Chapman Thornton, who serves as the president of Centenary. She also mentions the people enslaved by her family who have traveled with the...
Dates: 1842

Thomas Chapman Thornton correspondence

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 54
Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerns financial matters and building construction at Centenary College (Brandon Springs, Miss.). Includes one letter from Thomas Chapman Thornton to an unknown person and one letter from a Mr. Hunt to W. Robert Keyworth of Washington D. C.

Dates: 1844

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