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Box 1

Folder 1:

Photograph - E. K. (Edward Kavanaugh) Taliaferro. Notes written on back of photograph mention his longstanding membership (66 years) in the Highland Methodist Church.

Folder 2:

Photograph - Rev. Thomas F. Taliaferro. Notes written on back of photograph identify him as a Methodist minister and as the son of William Richard Taylor Taliaferro and Harriet McGrew and the half brother of Edward Kavanaugh Taliaferro.

Folder 3:

Photographs of "Mt. Pleasant", the Taliaferro family home in Fort Thomas, Kentucky.

  • Photographic negative - black and white - Front of "Mt. Pleasant".
  • Photograph - black and white snapshot - Side of "Mt. Pleasant", in the snow.
  • Photograph - black and white snapshot - Front of "Mt. Pleasant", in the snow.
  • Photograph - 8 x 10 black and white - Front of "Mt. Pleasant". Notes on back read as follows:

    Mt. Pleasant. "Built 1830 by William Richard Taylor Taliaferro. Land grant of 1000 acres from government to a Mr. Muse and bought from him or his heirs by Washington Berry. At Mr. Berry's death his daughter Alice Berry Taliaferro (wife and first cousin) inherited about 150 acres. W.R.T. (assumed to be William Richard Taylor) Taliaferro bought another heir out, another 150 acres. Slaves were used to clear the ground and the wood was hauled to a lumber mill to build the home."

Folder 4:

Photograph - black and white photograph - unidentified man and unidentified woman in wedding attire. The year 1927 is embossed in the lower right hand corner.

Folder 5:

Folder of photographs and photographic negatives of unidentified subjects.

  • Envelope with preprinted return address: The Whitaker Paper Company, Cincinnati, Ohio. U.S.A. Contained 5 photographic negatives prior to collection processing. One photographic negative (photographic negative of "Mt. Pleasant", Taliaferro family home placed in Box 1/Folder 3 of this collection) removed from this envelope. Handwritten note on envelope reads "3 copies of each of five negatives"
  • Photographic negative - black and white - woman with 2 small children, one male, one female. Clothing indicates mid-20th century.
  • Two Photographic negatives - black and white - attached. One each of small male child and small female child. Clothing indicates mid-20th century.
  • Photographic negative - black and white - one small male child in cap and jacket. Clothing indicates mid-20th century.
  • Photograph - 8 x 10 black and white. Unidentified middle-aged man standing in front of Harry Joynton Realty, Amite, Louisiana. Clothing indicates mid-20th century.
  • Photograph - black and white - large group of unidentified children predominantly female. Approximate date 1895 - 1915. Possibly a school or Sunday school picture.
  • Photograph - black and white - snapshot - unidentified woman or girl. Approximate date 1920.

Folder 6:

Miscellaneous photographs

  • Photograph - black and white snapshot type. Noted on back of photograph as "An old castle below Aberbach on the Neskar".
  • Photograph - black and white snapshot type. Noted on back of photograph as "Frau Sequiri (a corner)".
  • Photograph - black and white snapshot type. Noted on back of photograph as "The entrance to Frau Sequiri".

Folder 7:

TM - "A History of the Taliaferro Family" - n.d., however newspaper articles photocopied and included as part of this item have dates as late as 1970. 24 Pages of text and genealogical information plus one page bibliography, 8 pages of appendix, 12 pages of "Supplementary Section including Some Biographical Account".

Folder 8:

Miscellaneous notes on Taliaferro genealogy. 11 photocopied pages.

Folder 9:

Magazine article. Photocopied pages.: Wagner, Anthony & F. S. Andrus. (1964, January). "The Origin of the Family of Taliaferro". (pp. 23 - 25). The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

Folder 10:

Photocopied pages from Minnesota Historic Sites Pamphlet Series, publications of the Minnesota Historical Society. Multiple copies of 3 pages concerning Lawrence Taliaferro, Indian agent at Fort Snelling, Minnesota from 1819 to 1839.

Folder 11:

Photocopied pages 2 from Time magazine dated March 3, 1961. Within letter to the editor is explanation of the origin of the name Taliaferro.

Folder 12:

Printout from the Web of 8 pages concerning Taliaferro family. No source information included.

Folder 13:

June 24, 1943 - TLS - 1 sheet, 1 page. From Chas. Waugh Reynolds, MD of Covington, Ky. to Mr. E. K. Taliaferro. Letter concerns the death of Estella Lee Gordon, sister of E.K. Taliaferro and some genealogical data on Taliaferro family.

Folder 14:

April 14, 1861 - ALS - 1 sheet, 2 pages. From J.R. Taliaferro to his father. Transcription included in file. Letter contains the author's opinions about Secession and the prospect of Missouri's leaving the Union. The letter makes reference to the "Black Republicans" which seems to allude to the Republican Party in general, rather than a particular type of Republican.

Folder 15:

Envelope - addressed to Wm. R. Taliaferro, Dayton Ky. Stamp and upper right portion of envelope has been cut away. Date: June 18, n.y. Assumed to be after 1847, as first U.S. postage stamp appeared in 1847.

Folder 16:

March 1923 - ALS - 3 sheets, 6 pages. From Ernie (believed to be Ernestine Taliaferro) to her sister (Cassandra Taliaferro or Louise Taliaferro) written from Amite [?], La. (Louisiana). The main topic of the letter is the author's numerous suitors. Shows particular social mores of the time.

Folder 17:

Sept. 23, 1924 - TN - 1 sheet, 1 page family newsletter titled "The Kentucky Bulletin". Listed as Issue 2, Vol. 1. Concerns Taliaferro family, mostly in humorous vein. Editor is CT (believed to be Cassandra Taliaferro).

Folder 18:

Christmas card and envelope - From H. S. Weigel, Jr. to Ernestine Taliaferro. Postmarked New Orleans, December 23, 1925.

Folder 19:

July 14, 1932 - ANS - From Brig. General John Taliaferro Thompson to Mr. & Mrs. Edward K. Taliaferro on stationary from The Army and Navy Club, Washington. Envelope included.

Folder 20:

January 19, 1934 - 1 sheet, 1 page. Telegram - From Brent Spence (U.S. Congressman) to Cassandra Taliaferro. Concerns tickets available at the House Office Building. Note sticker at top of telegram promoting Valentine Telegrams as "The new way to tell the old, old story".

Folder 21:

Large envelope without contents from Brig. General John Taliaferro Thompson to Lt. Col. Lucien Helm Taliaferro. Postmarked June 14, 1939. $0.10 Special Delivery stamp and $0.15 stamp intact.

Folder 22:

Correspondence related to a family in Germany requesting financial assistance shortly after World War II has begun in Europe.

  • Oct 10, 1939 - ALS - 1 sheet, 2 pages with envelope - Dated Oct 10, 1939, postmarked November 11, 1939 from Heidelberg, Germany. Two German stamps attached. Letter and envelope have no return address. The signature is in the familiar form, believed to read Ken or Irene. Sent to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rostock in Cincinnati.
  • December 28, 1939 - ANS - From Mabel Rostock to Mr. E. K. Taliaferro. Letter requests that the enclosed letter be returned. The letter referred to is the one listed above as items were found together. Envelope included.

Folder 23:

Assorted letters - handwritten

  • January 24, n.y. - TLS - 1 sheet, 2 pages. From Joseph Donnelly to Mrs. Taliaferro (believed to be Mrs. E. K. Taliaferro). As letter concerns where to get address for "Richard T" (possibly William Richard "Dick" Taliaferro) assume from 1942 - 1945 period.
  • Envelope - From Mrs. T. C. Sinclair to Mr. and Mrs. E.K. Taliaferro on German shipping company letterhead. Postmarked Southampton [England] June 8, 1937. Single stamp intact.
  • Columbus Day [October] 1940 - ALS - 1 sheet, 2 page - From Lucien (believed to be Lucien Taliaferro, but possibly Col. Lucien P. Beckner) to Uncle Ed (believed to be Edward Kavanaugh Taliaferro), Aunt Florence and family.
  • May 9, 1942 -ALS - 1 sheet, 2 pages. From Cousin Tal (unknown person) to Cousin Ernie (believed to be Ernestine Taliaferro). Letter mistakenly states, "The happy ending [of World War II in Europe], I think, may be brought about in 1942. The Nazis will be quick to recognize superior strength when it is launched against them and it is no part of their ideology to fight against great odds."
  • May 23, 1943 - ALS - 2 sheet, 8 pages - from Lucien (believed to be Lucien Taliaferro, but possibly Col. Lucien P. Beckner) to Uncle Ed (believed to be Edward Kavanaugh Taliaferro).
  • ALS - 1 sheet, 1 page - Last page of a letter. Signed Lucien (believed to be Lucien Taliaferro, but possibly Col. Lucien P. Beckner). n.d.

Folder 24:

ALS - 1 sheet, 1 page - Third page of handwritten letter from Dick (William Richard Taliaferro). Written about May 15, n.y. (probably 1943 as it is on full size paper and not V Mail indicate that he is probably still in the U.S.) Letter most likely to father, brother or sister as asks, "How is mother feeling?" Includes small black and white photograph of himself glued to the page.

Folder 25:

May 17, 1943 - TLS - 2 sheets, 2 page - From Frank (Sandy) Stanton on Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. stationary to Dick. Dick is believed to be William Richard Taliaferro as letter opens with congratulations for promotion to Sergeant. A possible Taliaferro relative, Wyndham Southgate, is mentioned in letter as being aboard a U.S. Navy ship.

Folder 26:

June 18, 1943 - 1 sheet, 1 page. Special Orders Number 83 - Headquarters, 604th Engineer Camouflage Battalion, Camp Campbell, Kentucky. List of promotions including Sgt. William R. Taliaferro to rank of Staff Sergeant.

Folder 27:

July 15, 1944 - ANS - V-Mail and original V-Mail envelope - 1 sheet, 1 page. From Dick (William Richard Taliaferro) to Mrs. E.K. Taliaferro. Sent from England. File includes transcription.

Folder 28:

ALS - Oversized sheet - approx 12 in x 17 in - 1 sheet, 2 pages. From Dick (William Richard Taliaferro) to Mother and Dad (Mr. & Mrs. E.K. Taliaferro) - dated Easter Sunday (no year but believed to be 1944 or 1945). A pencil drawing of Dick is drawn on the upper left corner of first page, signed by O. Breda or O'Breda.

Folder 29:

Correspondence concerning foundling child left on Taliaferro's doorstep in 1870's

  • March 25, 1945 - ALS - 3 sheets (2 full size + 1 half sheet), 3 pages - From Jeanette May Ware Bishop to Louise Taliaferro concerning a foundling child left at Taliaferro home in 1870's. Ms. Bishop identifies herself as the foundling child and requests information. Written on V for Victory stationery.
  • ALS - 1945 - 2 sheets, 4 pages. From the aunt of Louise Taliaferro to Jeanette Bishop concerning the details of the foundling child. The document appears to be a draft of the actual letter sent.

Folder 30:

Assorted items related to rationing during World War II (1941 - 1945). Includes personal information on ration stamp recipient (height, weight, eye color, hair color, age)

  • War Ration Book One - Office of Price Administration
    Registered to Edward K. Taliaferro
    Address: 1810 N. Fort Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas,
    Campbell County, Kentucky
    Dated May 6, 1942
    3 stamps remain in booklet.
    Gives registrant's information including: height: 5' 7", weight: 120 lbs., eye color: hazel, hair color: gray, age: 86.
  • War Ration Book One - Office of Price Administration
    Registered to Ernestine E. Taliaferro
    Address: 1810 N. Fort Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas,
    Campbell County, Kentucky
    Dated May 6, 1942
    3 stamps remain in booklet.
    Gives registrant's information including: height: 5' 0", weight: 165 lbs., eye color: blue, hair color: brown, age: 41.
  • War Ration Book One - Office of Price Administration
    Registered to Mary E. Ives
    Address: 1810 N. Fort Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas,
    Campbell County, Kentucky
    Dated May 6, 1942
    3 stamps remain in booklet.
    Gives registrant's information including: height: 5' 3 1/2", weight: 120 lbs., eye color: brown, hair color: gray, age: 90.
  • War Ration Book Two - Office of Price Administration
    Registered to Edward K. Taliaferro
    0 stamps remain in booklet.
  • Handy Ration Point Chart - Two-sided - approx. 4 in x 11 in
    Albers Super Market
    Lists Blue Stamp Rationed Foods (Fruits, Fruit Juices, Vegetables, Vegetable Juices, Soups, Baby Foods, Frozen Foods and Dried Beans, Peas and Lentils).
    Lists Red Stamps Rationed Foods (Meat, Fats, Oils, Cheeses, Fish, Canned Milk, Meats - Tinned or Bottled)
    June Issue, but no year.

Folder 31:

Card - n.d. (assumed to be 1942-1945). Ft. Thomas [KY] Citizens Now in Military Service - for W. R. (William Richard) Taliaferro. Gives Serial Number, Branch of Service, Service Address and Home Address.

Folder 32:

Photograph - black and white - believed to be William Richard Taliaferro and unidentified G.I. in front of fountain. Stamped on back "Passed for Personal Use Only" with date of November 10, 1944.

Folder 33:

February 25, 1946 - TLS - 1 sheet, 1 page. To Honorable Brent Spence (U.S. Congressman and Taliaferro cousin), referred to herein as "Cousin Brent" from no signature, but most likely from Ernestine Taliaferro, Louise Taliaferro or William Richard Taliaferro as letter mentions "my sister Cassandra" and her first husband Thornton Sinclair. Letter concerns Thornton Sinclair, apparently awaiting trial in the American Prison Camp in Germany. Mr. Sinclair, after divorcing Cassandra Taliaferro, married a German woman and moved to Germany prior to World War II. The letter requests Congressman Spence's help in seeing that Sinclair receives an early and fair trial. The document appears to be a draft, as there is no signature.

Folder 34:

ANS - 2 sheets, 2 pages - From J.L. Donnally to Miss Ernie (Ernestine) Taliaferro. Postmarked October 20, 1969. Concerns auto accident.

Folder 35:

Document of five pages concerning the estate of Lydia A. Lyons, incompetent, for which Ernestine Taliaferro is listed as executrix. Material dated from 1959 to 1964.

Folder 36:

November 6, 1976 - Roughdraft of the will of Ernestine Taliaferro. Handwritten, on both sides, bequest to various persons including her sister Cassandra and brother Richard. The paper is blue and approximately 8 ½ inches by 8 inches. The paper is a printed flyer entitled "Important Information about Swine and Victoria Influenza (Flu) Vaccine (Bibalent)".

Folder 37:

Obituary clipped from unknown newspaper for Mrs. Laura E. Collier. Date of death given as August 9, 1883. Obituary states Mrs. Collier was the sister of the Rev. T. F. (Thomas F.) Taliaferro (note his photograph in Box 1 Folder 2 of this collection). Obituary also states that she was born December 1853.

Folder 38:

Wedding announcement. Reads:

Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Crider
Announce the marriage of their daughter
Alma
To
Lieut. Lucien Helm Taliaferro
Saturday, July twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred and thirteen
Manila, Philippine Islands

Folder 39:

Bank Checks and loan agreement

  • Bank check - The German National Bank. Pay to Mrs. Bettie Taliaferro Signed by E. K. Taliaferro. Dated March 1, 1913.
  • Bank check - The German National Bank. Pay to Mrs. Bettie Taliaferro Signed by E. K. Taliaferro. Dated June 19, 1913.
  • Bank check - The German National Bank. Check unfilled. Reverse side has handwritten address for Joe. M. Collier, 1017 Chaparral St., Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Loan agreement on bank check size paper. $1000 borrowed by E. K. (Edward Kavanaugh) Taliaferro from Mary Ives for period of 2 years at 6% interest per annum. Dated Feb 15, 1909.

Folder 40:

Bank passbook - Citizens Bank & Trust Co. of Newport, Kentucky. "In Account with Stellus food Ernestine Taliaferro Duplicate." Entries only on first two pages. All dates 1922.

Folder 41:

Address labels - Address:

E. Taliaferro
1810 N. Ft. Thomas
Fort Thomas, KY.
41075

Provided by Disabled American Veterans. Also included is stamped (4 x $0.02 stamps) envelope for making a donation.

Folder 42:

Theatre programs for Cincinnati theatres

  • Shubert Theatre Program - Season 1926-27. 16 pages plus cover. Production "Blossom Time". Large number of ads for Cincinnati businesses. Note on cover in pencil "Dec 30 with Allen Davies".
  • Cox Theatre - Season 1937-38. 8 pages including cover. Production "Victoria Regina" staring Helen Hayes. Dated week Monday, December 6 [1937].
  • "Between Acts - a Weekly Magazine Devoted to Activities of the Stuart Walker Company Cox Theatre, Cincinnati, Ohio" Vol. 1 No. 6 Week of May 28 [no year]. Production "The Show Shop".

Folder 43:

Clippings and obituaries from unknown newspaper - n.d.

  • Newspaper clipping. Photograph of Mabel Taliaferro and Elaine Ellis in "Claudia", a play that is expected at the Cox theatre the next week.
  • Newspaper clipping. "American Army Aviator - Stays in Air Nine Hours and 48 Minutes Making Record". Concerns the above feat accomplished by Lt. Walter R. Taliaferro.
  • Obituary of Col. Lucien H. Taliaferro. Sometime after 1946 as his retirement from the service in 1946 is included in obituary. Possibly 1952 or 1956 as small part of an article visible on back of obituary concerning elections refers to someone as an Ike man (supporter of the presidential candidacy of Dwight Eisenhower).
  • Obituary of Lillian Southgate. Died before Col. Lucien Taliaferro above, as he served as one of her pallbearers.
  • Obituary of John P. Taylor.

Folder 44:

Deeds - Sales of real property as part of the settlement of the estate of W.R. Taliaferro. All deeds are for sale of all or part of interest in real property in estate to E. K. (Edward Kavanaugh) Taliaferro

  • Seller: T.F. Taliaferro and his wife Mary I [?] Dated January 4, 1894.
  • Seller: Charles R. Taliaferro and Bettie Belle Taliaferro. Dated November 5, 1902.
  • Seller: C. R. Taliaferro and wife. Dated April 21, 1910.
  • Envelope that contained the above deeds.

Folder 45:

Easement granted to telephone company for North Fort Thomas Avenue property. Dated September 28, 1962.

Folder 46:

Large format descendant chart for Descendants of James Taylor I (16?? - 1698). Prepared by Alice Taylor Hoffman of Fort Thomas, Kentucky. Dated January 1, 1980. Edward Kavanaugh Taliaferro and his offspring are included on this chart.

Folder 47:

September 15, 1845 - ALS - 2 sheets, 4 pages to Taylor Thornton, Esquire in Bowlin [sp] Green, Caroline County, Virginia from James Taylor at Newport, Kentucky. Letter is mostly concerned with land and land purchases including what appears to be a search for the heirs of a number of veterans who had warrant or bounty land for which the correspondents have an interest.

Folder 48:

Will of Richard Southgate, Esq. - 14 sheets, 14 pages including covers. Thermal fax and preservation photocopy of published will. Probated July 27, 1857. N.B. Shaler and Jacob Hawthorne, Executors.

Folder 49:

ALS - Dated Monday morning February, n.y. assume second half 19th century - 1 sheet, 4 pages. To Ade Southgate from her mother A. (Adeliza) Southgate in Covington, Kentucky. Note: Additional correspondence from Adeliza Southgate is in folders 121 and 122 of this collection.

Folder 50:

Letters - To Adaliza [sp.] Southgate in Covington, Kentucky from Y.[?]H. Keen (her brother) in Castroville, California. Kavanaugh) Taliaferro

  • December 25, 1870 - ALS - 1 sheet, 2 pages. Addressed on back.
  • April 29, 1871- ALS - 1 sheet, 3 pages. Addressed on back.

Folder 51:

Letters - To William Wright Southgate, Esq. in Covington, Kentucky from Coleman Rogers.

  • July 11, 1825 - ALS -1 sheet, 4 pages of which 1 is written. Addressed on back.
  • August 20, 1825 - ALS 1 sheet, 4 pages of which 1 is written. Addressed on back.

Folder 52:

Single partial page - handwritten - concerns receipts from executors of the personal estate of Richard Southgate, deceased. Executors: A.B. Shuler and Jacob Huiostrom [?]. First entry: November 19, 1877. Second entry: June 30, 1878.

Folder 53:

Contract for legal services. Handwritten partial sheet. John S [?] Stephens hires Wm. Wright Southgate, attorney to represent him in suit against Edward Harriz [?]. Dated October 8, 1819.

Folder 54:

Correspondence related to the legal practice of William Wright Southgate

  • Loan agreement - handwritten - 1 sheet, 1 page. Addressed on back. Loan starts April 21, 1818.
  • November 25, 1821. Land purchase document - handwritten - partial sheet with very light writing on both sides. John Stonesuffer[?] apparently purchasing land on credit.
  • Legal pleading in writing by Southgate (assume William Wright Southgate) for complainant. N.d., but document refers to the years 1821 - 1822. Appears to relate to John Stonesuffer [?] above.
  • October 24, 1834. Indenture for sale of land along the main road from Covington to Lexington, Kentucky between Pugh Price and Sidney S. Fisher.
  • May 3, 1844 - ALS - Letter - handwritten - partial sheet with tear that affects readability. To W.W. (William Wright) Southgate from James Records [?] seeking legal services.

Folder 55:

July 10, 1833 - Deed - handwritten document - 1 sheet, 4 pages (2 written). Addressed on back. Sale of land by WilliamWright Southgate and Adeliza Southgate to James Luman.

Folder 56:

January 9, 1860 - Mortgage Deed - 1 sheet, 4 pages (2 written) preprinted document with handwritten information entered into blank lines. Sale of land by Wright Southgate to Joseph Wolson.

Folder 57:

September 18, 1947 - Obituary - photocopy of obituary of Dr. Frank H. Southgate. Handwritten note on page give source as Kentucky Times Star and date.

Folder 58:

June 17, 1902 - Commencement Program - Covington High School. Graduating class includes Harry Hinde Southgate.

Folder 59:

June 10, 1900 - High School Report Card - single sheet preprinted document. Name of school and name of pupil do not appear on card. The name of the mother, Mrs. E. W. Southgate is given with a reference to "The following is the report of your son." Possibly for Harry Hinde Southgate at Covington High School.

Folder 60:

Miscellaneous papers related to the Southgate family

  • Account balance - 1 sheet,1 partial page - handwritten - Account of W.W. (William Wright) Southgate with Enoch Tucker - most likely a tailor as all expenses involve clothing and repairs to clothing. Dated 1837-1838.
  • June 15, 1870 - Invoice - folded full sheet - handwritten - For repair of a piano pedal.
  • January 22, 1874 - Receipt for payment on grocery account. 1 partial sheet - handwritten. Paid by Mrs. Southgate to Bill, Price and Jones
  • January 2, 1875 - ANS - 1 small sheet of paper - 1 page handwritten. From Ann K. Bryon to Sister Southgate (possibly Adeliza Southgate).
  • September 12, 1884 - Receipt for payment of music lessons. - Preprinted form with blanks filled. Student: Miss L. Southgate. Teacher: Susie Richards.
  • January 16, 1885 - ANS - 1 sheet of paper - 1 page handwritten. From W.S. Shaler [?] cousin of addressee to Lillie Southgate.
  • Receipt for rent - 1 partial page, handwritten. Paid by Southgate. Pay to party unreadable. n.d.
  • Note, possibly receipt - 1 partial page. Receipt apparently from John W. Tiblath [?]. n.d.

Folder 61:

February 26, 1856 - Warrantee Deed, fragments - 2 partial pages, 1 blank. From James M. McArthur to B. F. Hill(s). Note: B. F. Hills believed to be father or possibly grandfather of Mrs. E.K. Taliaferro (nee Florence Hills).

Folder 62:

Miscellaneous tax related documents for B. F. Hills (believed to be the father or possibly grandfather of Mrs. E.K. Taliaferro (nee Florence Hills).

  • June 29, 1869 - Tax receipt - State of Louisiana, Parish of St. Helena. Preprinted form with blanks filled in by hand.
  • March 12, 1872 - Tax receipt - State of Louisiana, Parish of Tangipahoa - handwritten. For 1869.
  • November 1, 1880 - Poll Tax receipt - Tanipahoa, Parish, La. - Preprinted form with blanks filled in by hand.
  • March 28, 1882 - Tax Bill - Tax Collector's Office, Parish of Tangipahoa, La. Preprinted form with blanks filled in by hand. Bill for Parish and Poll tax plus cost and interest.
  • February 27, 1883 - Tax receipt - Receipt # 162. State of Louisiana, Parish of Tangipahoa. Preprinted form with blanks filled in by hand.
  • February 27, 1883 - Tax receipt - Receipt # 240. State of Louisiana, Parish of Tangipahoa. Preprinted form with blanks filled in by hand
  • December 8, 1884 - Tax receipt - Receipt # 114. State of Louisiana, Parish of Tangipahoa. Preprinted form with blanks filled in by hand.
  • December 8, 1884 - Tax receipt - Receipt # 120. State of Louisiana, Parish of Tangipahoa. Preprinted form with blanks filled in by hand.

Folder 63:

January 31, 1863 - DS - Receipt - 1 partial page. Payment received from B. F. Hills for settlement of foreclosure.

Folder 64:

February 23, 1858 - DS - Deed - 1 sheet, 2 pages. Sold from John Cooper to his daughter, Elizabeth Hills and her husband Benjamin F. Hills.

Folder 65:

Page fragments - most likely pages from family Bible. Page concerns Family Records: Births - Surname: Cooper. Dates 1777 - 1819.

Folder 66:

Page remnants - most likely pages from family Bible. Page concerns Family Records: Deaths - Surname: Cooper. Dates on visible portion of page are 1843 and 1844.

Folder 67:

August 20, 1833 - DS - Indenture for land. 1 sheet , 4 pages - handwritten. Described on back. Sale from Edmon T. Berry to John Cooper. Note that John Taliaferro was the Clerk of County Court who registered the endenture.

Folder 68:

Pages from the Bringhurst Family genealogy - 5 faxed pages and preservation photocopy of the same. Source is a book, but no bibliographical information is included.