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Re: Freedmen's Bureau - M1907,Mississippi

Just a 'brief' list of the information on these 65 Microfilm Rolls, as listed in the DP for M1907 ¹
Subordinate Field Offices
Aberdeen (Monroe County)
Letters Sent / Received
Register of Complaints

Brookhaven (Lincoln)
Register of Complaints
Register of Contracts
Misc. Records (Letters, Reports, Affidavits, Complaints, Marriage Certs, ...)

Canton (Madison)
Letters Sent
Register of Complaints
Misc. Records (Indentures, Affidavits, Settlements)

Charleston (Tallahatchie)
Letters Received

Letters Sent

Columbus (Lowndes)
Letters Sent
Orders issued relating to Complaints
Orders Received
Reports, Statements and Settlements (includ.civilian employees, School, Rations, etc.)
Register of Complaints
REgister of Cases Tried by the Provost Marshal

Corinth (Alcorn/Perry?)
Letters Sent
Retister of Complaints
Misc. Records (officers, school reports, etc.)

Davis Bend (Warren?)
Letters Received
Register of Freedmen at the Home Colony
Journal of Freedmen's Court at the Home Colony
Misc. Records (reports of persons hired, marriages, et al)

De Kalb(Kemper County)
Register of Complaints

East Pascagoula (Jackson)
Letters Sent / Received
Misc. Records

Friars Point (Coahoma)
Letters Sent / Received
Register of Complaints

Goodman (Holmes County)
Letters Sent/Received
Misc. Records (Paupers, Affidavits, et al)

Greenville (Washington County)
Letters Sent / Received
Register of Complaints
Misc. Records

Greenwood (LeFlore) - see East Pascagoula

Grenada (Grenada)
Letters Sent / Received
Registers of Complaints
Register of Marriages (Carroll County)
Misc. Records

Hernando (DeSoto)
Register of Complaints and Trials

Hickory (Newton, see Meridian)

Holly Springs(Marshall County, or Marion?)
Letters Sent / Received

Jackson (Acting Assistant Commissioner of the Northern District)
Letters and Telegrams Sent / Received
Register of Abandoned Property (Carroll, Hinds, Madison)

Jackson (Hinds County - Subassistant Commissioner)
Letters Sent / Received
Registers of Letters Received (including register of marriages - 1865)
Registers of Complaints
Register of Complaints at Canton and Jackson (1868-1871)
Misc. Records(rations, affidavits, Freedmen's accounts, lists ...)

Lake Station
Letters Sent/ Received
Register of Complaints
Misc. Records

Lauderdale(Lauderdale - Subassistant Commissioner and Agent)
Letters Sent / Received

Lauderdale (Howard Hospital and Asylum)
Weekly reports of sick and wounded
Reports of hired
Pay registers (Vickburg)
Hospital Register
Register of Children (name, age, dates admittes, discharged, died, deserted or apprenticed)
Invoices, Expenses and Receipts

Louisville (Winston)
Letters Sent
Register of Complaints
- includes Macon

Macon (Noxubee)
Letters and Endorsements sent
letters Received
Reports of Hired
Register of Complaints
- Register of prisoners at Macon, MS
- Register of rations issued to refugees and indigent freendmen
- Register of complaints
Misc. Records (Letters of complaints, affidavits, vouchers, etc.)

McNutt- Laflore County (East Pascagoula)

Magnolia (Pike)
Letters Sent / Received
Register of Complaints

Meridian (Lauderdale)
Letters Sent / Received
Registers of Letters Received
Misc. Reports (School, Hired, Rations)
Register of Complaints
Affidavits / Complaints
Indentures of Apprenticeship
Register of Rations Issued
Rations issued to destitute Whites, Freedmen, and Sick in the Hospital
Misc. Records (includes reports of outrages)

Monticello (Lawrence)
Letters Received
Affidavits and Complaints

Natchez - Adams County (Southern District of MS)
Name Index to Letters Sent / Received
Subject Index to Letters Sent / Received
Letters Sent / Received
Special Orders Issued
Trimonthly and Monthly Reports of Freedmen
Misc. Reports (laborers, plantation reports, children in orphan asylums, rations, rosters)
Court Records
Register of Plantations (location, description, number of children, infirmed, freedmen, owner and manager/agent)
Property Lists and Restoriation Orders
Register of Freedmen in Franklin County
Registry of Freedmen (lists of freedmen of plantations)
Provision Returns
Misc. Records (Registered plantations, reports of asylums, schools, destitute, transportation)

Natchez (Subassistant Commissioiner)
Letters Sent / Received
Misc. Reports (hired, rations, school, stores, Complaints, Court cases)
Register of Complainte
Register of Claimants and payments to claimants
List of Issued Stores
Reports of Sick and Wounded at the Freedmen's Hospital (Aug 1867 - Dec 1868)

Natchez (Treasury Agent)
Press Copies of Letters Sent Relating to Abandoned and/or Confiscated Property
Press Copies of Letters Relating to a Court Case
Leases for Houses and Tenemants

Natchez (Agent for the Payment of Bounties)
Press Copies of Letters Sent
Register of Letters Received
Registers of Claimants
Bounty Receipts

Okolona (Chikasaw)
Letters Sent
Misc. Records (letters, transportation orders, monthly reports)

Oxford (Lafayette)
Letters and Endorsements Sent / Received

Pass Christian (Harrison)
Letters and Endorsements Sent / Received
Letters and Orders Received
Misc. Records (hired, lists of destitutes, contracts, affidavits)

Panola (see Sardis)

Philadelphia (Neshoba)
Letters and Endorsements Sent / Received
Register of Contracts By and Between Planters and Freedmen
Register of Complaints

Port Gibson (Claiborne)
Letters Sent / Received
Register of Contracts

Rodney (Jefferson) - see Port Gibson

Register of Complaints

Sardis (Panola)
Letters Sent / Received
Misc. Records (hired, rations, prisoners, vouchers)

Skipwiths Landing
Letters received
Misc. Records (oaths, court papers, leased plantations)

Starkville (Oktibbeha)
Letters Sent/ Received
Reports / Orders
Complaints and Settlements

Tupelo (Lee)
Letters Sent / Received
Register of Complaints
Misc. Records

Vicksburg (Warren - Assistant Commissioner for the Western District of Mississippi)
Letters and Endorsements
Monthly Land Reports
Rations Report (number of persons)
Reports of Refugees and Freedment (number)
Property Orders
Misc. Records (accounts, affidavits, leases, property papers, receipts, bonds of planters)

Vicksburg (Subcommissioner)
Letters and Endorsements
Letters sent (Complaints)
Register of Complaints (Crop Division)
Records relating to the Division of Crops on Cotton Plantations (includes Affidavits, accounts, correspondence)
Registers of Complaints
Misc. Records (receipts, letters, complaints, etc.)

Vicksburg (Special Agent of the Treasury Department)
Military Commision for Condemnation of Property of Disloyal Citizens in the District of Vicksburg
Registers of Abandoned and Confiscated Property
Register of Houses Rented in Vicksburg
Register of Abandoned Houses and Tenements Leased in Vicksburg
Leases for Houses and Tenemants
Register of People Paying Rents
Registers of Plantations
Agreements of Registry (1865)
Applications for Lease of Abandoned Plantations
Agreements of Planters and Lessees
Affidavits of Applicants to Transport Products
Permits to Ship Plantation Products
Affidavits of Ownership of Cotton
Misc. Records (oaths of allegiance, appraisements)

Vicksburg (Agent for Payment of Bounties)
Letters and Endorsements
Applications for Bounties (arranged by applicant surname)
Register of Claimants
List of Pending Claims
Lists of Claimants for Pensions
Lists of Claimants for Bounties

Vicksburg (Freedmen's Hospital)
_ Rations
Property Stores

Washington Home Colony
Register of Complaints
Orders from the Southern Disctict of MS (Natchez)

Winchester (Wayne)

Woodville (Wilkinson)
Misc. Records

Yazoo City (Yazoo)
Letters and Endorsements
Registers of Complaints
Register of Plantation Census in Yazoo County
Misc. Records (affidavits, indentures, amnesty oaths)

Office of the Assistant Commissioner
Other Records

* List of Names of Registrars (by county)
* Register of Former Slaves (Sept 1868)
* Report of Sick and Wounded
* Accounts of Provisions (includes Rations list)
Unidentified Indexes

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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