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M-034 Ernest Adalbert Treuman Breithaupt (1817-1898), Family Papers, 1844-1899.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Business and legal records and correspondence of Treuman Breithaupt, planter in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana; journal of agricultural activities, 1844-1850; Civil War correspondence of his son, Ernest; and records of the Grange movement in Catahoula Parish. 4 folders.

BOX:001

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Letter from Mrs. Bess B. Breithaupt, about the Breithaupt family.
Photographs of the Breithaupt family.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Business and legal records of Treuman Breithaupt and family, 1844-1890:
Journal of Treuman Breithaupt, 1844-1850, dealing with his crops.
Postcard asking Treuman Breithaupt to tune a piano. Undated.
Letter and receipt concerned with the outfitting and supplying of the Catahoula Grays, a volunteer Confederate company from Catahoula Parish, 1861.
Legal paper by David Brown, 1862, assigning Treuman Breithaupt his agent while he is in the Confederate Army.
A series of four letters from lawyers concerning Treuman helping a Negro woman go from Catahoula Parish, La., to Rusk County, Texas, 1868.
Several miscellaneous business items.
Contract for Negroes to work on Breithaupt's plantation, 1870.
Business and legal records, 1871-1890, of Treuman Breithaupt and those of his father-in-law, Robert McCollogh. These include contracts, official registration papers, leases, and other legal and business papers. A few are those of Mrs. Sarah B. Breithaupt.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Grange records, Catahoula Parish, 1868-1877:
Statements concerning the purpose, principles, and benefits of forming a grange in Catahoula Parish.
List of charter members of Pine Grove Grange, 1874, and candidates.
Resolution of the Pomona Grange of Catahoula Parish, La.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Personal family correspondence, 1861-1899:
Letters of Ernest Breithaupt as a Confederate soldier in Columbus, Kentucky, to his family.
Letters from Treuman Breithaupt to Gustav while Treuman was living in Rusk, Texas, 1863.
Letter from Ernest while teaching at Mount Lebanon, La., 1867.
Other family letters to 1899.


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