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William Louis Criglar papers, 1847-1867 (bulk 1866-1867).

October 12, 2009

Creator: Criglar, William Louis, fl. 1848-1867.
Collection number: 1196
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Abstract: Correspondence, chiefly 1866-1867, of William Louis Criglar with firms in Mobile and New Orleans concerning supplies, equipment, and financing for Criglar, Batchelder and Co., his lumber milling business in Escambia County, Ala., and the adjoining Florida counties of Escambia and Santa Rosa; a descriptive list of slaves belonging to the company, 1862; and other related items.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: The collection includes a slave list and a deed of bequest from Criglar to his wife which names and describes the slaves of the mill (1862). Microfilm available.