William B. Stuart Collection

  

SF10, D5 Folder 12

Stuart, William B. (Correspondence 1)

Item 1:     Letter dated June 14, 1984, to William B. Stuart from Pat Cather regarding cards from Mrs. Jones’s Game of Alabama History; attached are copies of a few of the cards and the envelope in which the letter was sent

Item 2:     Letter dated November 30, 1977, to William B. Stuart from Asa N. Green regarding a contribution for the Calloway School

Item 3:     Letter dated May 18, 1978, to William B. Stuart from James Johnson regarding Brown Trucking Company Inc. Farmers Home Loan; attached is a reply to the letter

Item 4:     Letter dated October 25, 1976, to William B. Stuart from Ralph Liverman regarding materials of interest to the SCHS

Item 5:     Letter dated February 24, 1975, to Ralph Liverman from Walter Flowers regarding information on the Department of the Interior

Item 6:     Document dated February 3, 1975, entitled Nominations to the National Register of Historic Places

Item 7:     Document dated February 3, 1975, entitled Addendum I

Item 8:     Letter dated February 1, 1989, to William B. Stuart from Sumter County Fine Arts Council President James H. Patrenos regarding the reception for the Jeff R. McLelland Organ Recital

Item 9:     Letter dated March 9, 1988, to William B. Stuart from Candace Strickland and Ginger DuBois regarding the American Cancer Society Wine and Cheese reception

Item 10: Letter dated February 17, 1988, to the Historical Society from Margie Smith, Librarian of the Ruby Pickens Tartt Public Library, regarding a donation to the library; attached is the envelope in which the letter was sent

Item 11: Handwritten letter dated May 15, 1989, to William Stuart from Marie Rice regarding an invitation to the Winston Reunion; attached is the envelope in which it was sent

Item 12: Letter dated May 17, 1989, to Mrs. William P. Wright from William B. Stuart regarding her presentation about the Winston Family for the Sumter County Historical Society

Item 13: Letter dated May 25, 1989, to William B. Stuart from Mrs. William P. Wright regarding her presentation about the Winston Family for the Sumter County Historical Society

Item 14: Letter dated June 13, 1989, to William B. Stuart from Mrs. William P. Wright regarding her resume

Item 15: Letter dated June 22, 1989, to William B. Stuart from Mrs. William P. Wright regarding her visit to Sumter County

Item 16: Letter dated March 17, 1988, to William B. Stuart from Mrs. Add Boyd, regarding a lunch given to Regina McKay at the Moon House; attached is the envelope in which it was sent

Item 17: Letter dated June 30, 1988, to Tom Beville, member of Congress, from William B. Stuart, regarding the tourism potential of Gainesville, Ala.

Item 18: Letter dated May 27, 1986, to William B. Stuart from Richard B. Hudgens regarding an inspection of Moon House

Item 19: Letter dated May 8, 1987, to William B. Stuart from Richard B. Hudgens regarding plans for Moon House

Item 20: Letter dated February 25, 1987, to William B. Stuart from Ervin L. Wood, vice-president for student affairs, regarding the restoration of Moon House

Item 21: Letter dated October 14, 1985, to Bob Holycross from Jim Pate regarding the annual meeting of the SCHS

Item 22: Document (undated), entitled “Revival—Old House Revival”

Item 23: Letter dated April 10, 1986, to Senator Ann Bedsole from William B. Stuart regarding a hazardous waste bill

Item 24: Letter dated April 2, 1986, to William B. Stuart from Senator Ann Bedsole regarding a hazardous waste bill

Item 25: Letter dated February 20, 1986, to Senator Ann Bedsole from William B. Stuart, regarding hazardous waste in Sumter County

Item 26: Letter dated March 30, 1987, to Richard B. Hudgens from William B. Stuart regarding the contract for the renovation of the Moon House with attached copy of the contract

Item 27: Letter dated January 28, 1987, to the Finance Committee from William B. Stuart regarding the results of the executive committee meeting on January 26, 1987

Item 28: Letter dated March 11, 1988, to William B. Stuart from Jim Pate regarding a request for funds for Calloway School

Item 29: Letter dated February 23, 1988, to the SCHS Alabama Reunion Committee from William B. Stuart regarding the 1988 Budget Request

Item 30: Letter dated October 27, 1987, to Ken Scott of the Buildings and Grounds Department of Livingston University from William B. Stuart regarding the 1987 LU Alumni Association reception at Moon House

Item 31: Letter dated March 11, 1988, to William B. Stuart from Jim Pate regarding the Antique Sale Committee

Item 32: Letter dated October 26, 1988, to Richard Holland from William B. Stuart regarding events at Moon House

Item 33: Letter dated May 2, 1989, to David Bowen from William B. Stuart regarding $300 for the lecture in honor of the Bicentennial of George Washington’s Inauguration; attached is the request for funds

Item 34: Handwritten letter dated September 1, 1986, to William B. Stuart from Richard Holland regarding a meeting with the Barnettes

Item 35: Handwritten letter dated October 22, 1987, to Friends (SCHS) from the Geiger Homemakers Club regarding a $1000 donation

Item 36: Document dated January 26, 1987, entitled “Agendas – Executive Committee Meeting – Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society”

Item 37: Handwritten letter dated September 5, 1978, to William B. Stuart from Virginia Hill Tew regarding a list of southern homes to be considered as land marks; attached is the envelope in which it was sent

Item 38: Letter dated August 9, 1993, to Henry Seale from James P. Pate regarding Claude Gentry’s The Battle of Brice’s Crossroads

Item 39: Letter dated August 6, 1992, to Jim Pate from Noxubee County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dorothy Baker regarding The Noxubee County Historical Trail

Item 40: Letter dated October 30, 1991, to James Pate from Harriet E. Amos Doss regarding a Sumter County Historical Society meeting

Item 41: Letter dated July 20, 1977, to William B. Stuart from Alabama Historical Commission Historic Resource Coordinator Jackson R. Stell regarding the addition of Calloway School to the Inventory of Alabama Landmarks and Heritage

Item 42: Letter dated October 3, 1979, to William B. Stuart from Robert H. Collins regarding the original deed for the abandoned Belmont Church

Item 43: Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society,” regarding 1988 officers and activities

Item 44: Letter dated June 21, 1993, to Mrs. Wilson H. Springer from William B. Stuart regarding a donation made by Helen Thomas Perry

Item 45: Handwritten letter dated February 19, 1993, to Jim Pate from Margaret Lyon regarding her interest in the SCHS with attached reply

Item 46: Letter dated August 20, 1993, to Clare Smith Springer from James P. Pate regarding Mrs. Springer’s ancestors

Item 47: Letter dated February 2, 1984, to Charles F. James III from Marcus E. McConnell Jr. regarding the Louden Plantation

Item 48: Two copies of a letter dated July 22, 1987, to SCHS Treasurer Nat Watkins from William B. Stuart regarding payment for the worker at Moon House

Item 49: Letter dated March 28, 1988, to the Livingston City Council from William B. Stuart regarding their help with the renovation of Moon House

Item 50: Notes dated July 5, 1988, by William B. Stuart regarding a quitclaim deed for some of the SCHS property; attached are various correspondences regarding the quitclaim deed and a copy of the deed

Item 51: Letter dated April 22, 1988, to Raiford Noland from William B. Stuart regarding the Right-of-Way and quitclaim deed

Item 52: Handwritten letter dated October 14, 1987, to William B. Stuart from Jim Pate regarding the easement of property; attached is a letter of correspondence between Jim Pate and Asa Green

Item 53: Handwritten letter, (undated), to Jim Pate from William B. Stuart regarding a letter to Asa Green; attached is the letter to Asa Green

Item 54: Letter dated August 28, 1987, to William B. Stuart from Livingston City Administrator Thomas C. Luke regarding fees involved with restoring Moon House

Item 55: Letter dated August 24, 1987, to the Livingston City Council from William B. Stuart regarding the restoration of Moon House

Item 56: Letter dated August 8, 1988, to William B. Stuart from Asa Green regarding the use of his driveway for parties given at Moon House

Item 57: Letter dated January 15, 1988, to the Livingston Utilities Board from William B. Stuart regarding the Council’s assistance in renovating Moon House

Item 58: Letter dated July 8, 1988, to Asa Green from William B. Stuart regarding the quitclaim deed

Item 59: Letter dated May 16, 1989, to SCHS Treasurer John D. Lavender from Marcus E. McConnell Jr. regarding money from the SCHS book sales

Item 60: Letter dated March 3, 1989, to Senator Richard Shelby from William B. Stuart regarding a sidewalk that had been damaged due to an enlargement of the U.S. Army Reserve building; attached is later correspondence regarding the same

 

SF10, D5 Folder 13

Stuart, William B. (Correspondence 3)

Item 1:     Document entitled “Description of the Project,” (undated) regarding the publication of a tour guide for Sumter County; attached are descriptions of the four self-guided tours

Item 2:     Seven-page document entitled “170 Ways to Celebrate Your Heritage”

Item 3:     Letter dated March 9, 1988, to the Tour Guide Committee from Neil Snider regarding a meeting of the SCHS to take place at the Moon House on March 17

Item 4:     Letter dated March 1, 1988, from the SHCS regarding financial assistance for the tour guide

Item 5:     Letter dated February 17, 1988, to Neil Snider, Joe Wilkins, Jean Goggans, Danny Buckalew, Stan Stokely, Billy Stuart, and Richard Holland from Asa Green regarding the coordination of a committee for the Alabama Reunion

Item 6:     Document dated February 4, 1988, entitled “Alabama Reunion Meeting,” regarding plans for the SCHS meeting

Item 7:     Handwritten notes dated February 4, 1988, regarding a SCHS meeting

Item 8:     Document dated February 4, 1988, entitled “Meeting of Preservation Section of The Alabama Reunion,” regarding the SCHS meeting held on that day

Item 9:     Document dated February 12, 1988, entitled “The Alabama Reunion,” regarding participation in the Alabama Reunion; attached is a document explaining the Alabama Reunion

Item 10: Document dated February 12, 1988, entitled “Sumter County is Organized!” regarding steps taken by the SCHS for the Alabama Reunion

Item 11: Letter dated June 23, 1989, to Matching Grants Recipient William Stuart from Lisa Shivers regarding the request by the SCHS for a matched grant

Item 12: Letter dated September 19, 1989, to William Stuart from Lisa Shivers regarding the request by the SCHS for a matched grant; attached is the envelope in which it was sent

Item 13: Letter dated July 5, 1989, to Frances Smiley from William B. Stuart regarding information needed to process the matching grant

Item 14: Invoice (undated) to Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society from John C. Craiger regarding $500 in fees for brochures

Item 15: Letter dated March 13, 1989, to Rodger Henson, Chemical Waste Management, from William Stuart regarding membership to the SCHS; attached is a receipt for the membership check

Item 16: Letter dated March 3, 1989, to Rodger Henson from the SCHS regarding work on the driveways, parking lot, and patio of the Moon House (2 copies)

Item 17: Letter dated March 9, 1989, to William Stuart from Sara Walton, Community Relations Manager of the Chemical Waste Management, regarding the support of SCHS in the legislative actions involving the chemical waste company

Item 18: Letter dated February 22, 1988, to Carroll Schmidt and Bob Key from William Stuart regarding Chemical Waste Management

Item 19: Letter dated February 23, 1988, to John Handley from William Stuart regarding paving the Moon House driveway

Item 20: Handwritten letter dated December 8, 1987, to William Stuart from H. Gordon Kenna regarding the event held for the managers of Chemical Waste at the Moon House; attached is the envelope in which it was sent

Item 21: Various receipts (handwritten and typed) for the costs of the Chemical Waste Management event at Moon House on December 5, 1987

Item 22: Letter dated august 17, 1988, to William Stuart from Rodger Henson regarding adding driveways and a parking lot for Moon House to the 1989 Chemical Waste Management budget

Item 23: Letter dated June 30, 1988, to Rodger Henson from William Stuart regarding the restoration and transformation of the Sumter Hardware Store into apartments

Item 24: Letter dated June 29, 1988, to Rodger Henson from William Stuart regarding assistance for the work on Moon House and Calloway School

Item 25: Estimate dated June 27, 1989, to the SCHS from The University of Alabama Printing for 3,000 booklets

Item 26: Estimate dated June 26, 1989, to the SCHS from Livingston University Printing for an unstated number of booklets

Item 27:Estimate dated June 28, 1989, to the SCHS from The Craftsman Inc. for 10,000 booklets

Item 28: Document dated December 22, 1988, entitled “Matching Grants Agreement”; attached is the receipt for the grant and the envelope in which it was sent

Item 29: Letter dated October 10, 1985, to Peggy Denniston Loftis from Howard Holt regarding Calloway School

Item 30: Document dated April 14, 1986, entitled “Calloway School Committee,” regarding a recent committee meeting; attached is a summary of the schoolhouse account and tentative development plans

Item 31: Document dated October 20, 1987, entitled “Holman furniture, York Ala.” apparently an itemized estimate for furniture to be purchased

Item 32: Eleven-page document that is a rough draft for a brochure of Sumter County historical sites

Item 33: Eleven-page document that outlines the text for the brochure of Sumter County historical sites

Item 34: Letter dated March 22, 1990, to William Stuart from Alabama Historical Commission Historian Robert S. Gamble regarding his receiving the brochure of Sumter County historical sites; attached is the envelope in which it was sent and a reply from Stuart

Item 35: Letter dated July 2, 1979, to William Stuart from Robert Gamble regarding plans and verbal descriptions for the Stuart and Pate houses

Item 36: Letter dated March 30, 1990, to Norfolk-Southern Corporation Vice-President John Baker from William Stuart regarding paperwork for the Depot in Livingston

Item 37: Letter dated July 3, 1979, to William Stuart from Robert Gamble regarding architectural descriptions for Fairview Hawthorne and the Shamburger House

Item 38: Letter dated September 25, 1987, to SCHS members from the SCHS executive committee regarding the annual meeting and various updates

Item 39: Document entitled “Executive Committee – Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society,” regarding a meeting on October 27, 1987

Item 40: Handwritten letter dated November 10, 1987, to William Stuart from Jim Pate regarding a document given out by Oaks at a board of directors meeting; attached is the document

Item 41: Letter dated August 5, 1988, to Judd Arrington, Richard Holland, and Neil Snider from William Stuart regarding the request of at least $1,000 from the York City Council

Item 42: Letter dated January 23, 1989, to the Sumter County Industrial Development Board from the SCHS regarding funds allocated to the SCHS for preparing and distributing tourist brochures

Item 43: Letter dated January 23, 1989, to Gainesville Mayor Louis C. Hutcherson from William Stuart regarding $500 appropriated to the SCHS

Item 44: Letter dated October 10, 1988, to Alabama Reunion Committee Chairpersons from Burnell Chaney and Neil Snider regarding a meeting of the Alabama Reunion Committee Chairpersons

Item 45: Letter dated August 5, 1988, to Claude Jackson, County Commission, from William Stuart regarding donations from Panola, Geiger, and Emelle for brochures

Item 46: Letter dated March 15, 1989, to Individuals and Organizations Requesting Information on the Bureau’s Matching Grants Program for 1989 from Bureau of Tourism and Travel Director Lisa Shiver regarding the offer of matching funds; attached are guidelines and applications for matching funds and the envelope in which they were sent

Item 47: Three-page document dated March 31, 1988, entitled “Community Representatives for Tour Guide”

Item 48: Letter dated March 28, 1988, to William Stuart from Neil Snider regarding the application for matching funds

Item 49: Four-page document entitled “The Alabama Reunion – Project Suggestions for Universities and Colleges”

Item 50: Document with various events for the SCHS for 1989

Item 51: Handwritten notes dated June 22, 1988, regarding the Alabama Reunion

Item 52: Three-page document entitled “Alabama Reunion Tentative Calendar of Events for 1989”

Item 53: Letter dated July 13, 1988, to William Stuart from Neil Snider regarding the dates for the Alabama Reunion events

Item 54: Handwritten notes with the phone numbers for the Alabama Reunion Office and the Alabama Tourism Office

Item 55: Blank contract for the sale/donation of Aduston Hall to the SCHS by William B. Stuart

Item 56: Letter dated July 31, 1986, to the SCHS from Marie Dumas of the IRS regarding a request for exemption from Federal tax income

Item 57: Letter dated only as the “end of June,” to all organizations requesting matching funds for the 1987-88 fiscal year from Matching Grants Coordinator Frances Smiley regarding agreements for the Governor’s signature

Item 58: Document dated March 31, 1988, regarding the SCHS’s decision to produce a tour guide for Sumter County (2 copies)

Item 59: Letter dated March 15, 1988, to Buckalew, Goggans, Holland, Lyon, Stokley, Stuart, and Wilkins from Neil Snider, Coordinator of the LU Alabama Reunion, regarding a meeting of the LU Alabama Reunion Committee on March 22, 1988

 

SF10, D5 Folder 14

Stuart, William B. (Correspondence 4)

Item 1:     Document dated September 22, 1987, entitled “Executive Meeting of Sumter Co. Hist. & Pres. Society at Chem Waste Office, Livingston, Ala.”

Item 2:     Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society 1988,” regarding officers, directors, committee chairpersons, committees, and the agenda for all of the committees

Item 3:     Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society –Agenda – Ex. Committee Meeting, January 21, 1988”

Item 4:     Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society Meeting – Sumter Chateau – 12:00 noon – May 30, 1986,” regarding the agenda and new business

Item 5:     Letter dated April 27, 1989, to Neil Snider from William Stuart regarding Snider’s help with the Alabama Reunion

Item 6:     Letter dated May 11, 1988, to Lisa Walsh Shivers of the Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel from William Stuart regarding an application for matching grant funding; attached is the application and information about the use of the grant

Item 7:     Letter dated August 21, 1989, to “Citizen” from Sumter County Alabama Reunion Committee Chairman Neil Snider regarding the booklet of 117 “points of interest” in Sumter County; attached is a copy of the explanation in the booklet and the envelope in which it was sent

Item 8:     Letter dated August 31, 1981, to Committee for the Humanities in Alabama Program Director Jenne Collier from William Stuart regarding an extension of project #ALH 360-298 until December 31, 1981; attached is a reply from Donna E. Todd

Item 9:     Letter dated May 29, 1978, to William Stuart from Architectural Extension Services Director W.A. Speer regarding ordering architectural books

Item 10: Document entitled “Directors – Sumter Co. Historical and Preservation Society,” naming directors from 1982 to 1991

Item 11: Document dated July 19, 1989, outlining income and expenses of the Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society

Item 12: Handwritten/typed document entitled “Contributors to the Susan Fluker Howze Memorial Chandelier”

Item 13: Three-page document entitled “Minutes of the Executive Committee of the Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society – July 19, 1989, 4:30 p.m. at the Spence-Moon House”

Item 14: Letter dated October 27, 1989, to the SCHS Executive Committee members from William Stuart regarding information and reminders about the SCHS (2 copies)

Item 15: Letter dated June 12, 1989, to Board members and Inactive members from William Stuart regarding continuation of membership to the Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society

Item 16: Document entitled “Minutes – August 2, 1988 – Executive Committee”

Item 17: Document entitled “Minutes of General Membership – Quarterly Meeting – 3:00 p.m. – Moon House”

Item 18: Letter dated October 23, 1989, to Mr. Lavender from William Stuart regarding the approval of checks

Item 19: Letter dated August 29, 1989, to Milner Reed from William Stuart regarding his membership to the Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society

Item 20: Document entitled “Minutes of Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society Executive Committee – October 17, 1988 – Moon House 4 p.m.”

Item 21: Document entitled “Executive Committee Meeting – SCH&P Society – July 27, 1987 – Chemical Waste Conference Room 5:30 p.m.”

Item 22: Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society – Executive Committee – 1988”

Item 23: Document entitled “Exec. Committee Meeting – Hist. Society – Thursday, April 17, 1986 – 5:00 p.m. Chem. Waste Office, Livingston, Ala.”

Item 24: Invitation from the Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society for a tea and string concert at the annual meeting on October 20, 1985 (2 copies)

Item 25: Letter dated January 24, 1986, to William Stuart from Marcus E. McConnell regarding his resignation as Vice President and member of the Board of Directors

Item 26: Letter dated November 16, 1989, to Neil Snider from William Stuart regarding his help with the Alabama Reunion Committee, Microfilm Cabinet, and the Special Events Committee at the Moon House

Item 27: Letter dated August 29, 1989, to Mr. Ledbetter from Neil Snider regarding the Open House for Moon House

Item 28: Letter dated August 30, 1989, to Neil Snider from William Stuart regarding the August 28 meeting

Item 29: Letter dated August 29, 1989, to the Committee on Hosts/Hostesses for Moon House from Neil Snider regarding the minutes of the August 28 meeting

Item 30: Document entitled “Committee on Hosts/Hostesses For Moon House – August 28, 1989 – Minutes”

Item 31: Letter dated July 6, 1989, to Neil Snider from William Stuart regarding the creation of the host/hostesses committee for Moon House

Item 32: Agenda dated August 27, 1987, for the Executive Committee Meeting

Item 33: Document entitled “Alabama Reunion Meeting – February 11, 1988 – Julia Tutwiler Library – 3:15 p.m.”

Item 34: Handwritten letter dated June 3, 1980, to William Stuart from John McFaull regarding an inquiry about old postcards; attached is a Xerox copy of an old postcard and a reply from William Stuart

Item 35: Document entitled “Alabama Reunion Meeting – February 4, 1988 – Julia Tutwiler Library”

 

SF10, D5 Folder 15

Stuart, William B (Finances/Financial Statement)

Item 1:     Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society Inc. – Financial Statement as of July 17, 1986” (2 copies)

Item 2:     Handwritten document entitled “Treasurers Report, January 16, 1986”

Item 3:     Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society Inc. – Financial Statement as of April 11, 1986”

Item 4:     Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society Financial Statement, April 16, 1985”

Item 5:     Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society Inc. – Financial Plan”

Item 6:     Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society Inc. – Financial Statement as of January 19, 1987”

Item 7:     U.S. Department of Interior Survey and Planning Grant #10811 Vo. #1981 Warrant #10480687 dated August 25, 1981

Item 8:     Survey of Sumter County – Dept. of Interior – Survey and Planning Grant #10811

Item 9:     U.S. Dept. of Interior – Grant #10811

Item 10: Receipt from the Alabama Screen Print and Sportswear for 50 signs

Item 11: Document entitled “Special Events Committee, Trunk Opening Etc., Alabama Reunion” signed by Neil Snider, Martha Fluker and Evelyn Martin

Item 12: Xerox copy of a check to John C. Craiger for $500

Item 13: Document entitled “Calloway Schoolhouse Museum Tentative Development Plans (Exterior and Interior),” (2 copies)

Item 14: Document entitled “Summary of Calloway Schoolhouse Account”

Item 15: Handwritten prices for plumbing, wiring, heating and air conditioning

Item 16: Bills for the SCHS from Herndon Plumbing Contractors dated August 6 and 7, 1987

Item 17: Invoice for the SCHS from A-1 Refrigeration Service dated October 1, 1987

Item 18: Receipt for William Stuart from Henry and Elizabeth Ware dated May 15, 1988

Item 19: Proposals by Herndon Plumbing & Electric Contractors dated July 14, 1987

Item 20: Checking Deposit Receipt, First Alabama Bank, for $1375.00

Item 21: Proposal by The Brothers Delaine dated January 30, 1988

Item 22: Handwritten document entitled “Financial Report – Estimate as of October 27, 1987”

Item 23: Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society – 1988 Budget Requests”

Item 24: Document entitled “1988 – Internal Projects Requests”

Item 25: Document entitled “Financial Committee – Report to Board of Directors, dated March 6, 1987” (2 copies)

Item 26: Document entitled “1988 Expenses”

Item 27: Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society – 1988 Budget Requests” (2 copies)

Item 28: Handwritten notes on receipt paper and envelope regarding checking and savings accounts

Item 29: Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society – 1988” outlining officers, directors, standing committee chairpersons, and committees

Item 30: Request for funding dated April 12, 1990, submitted to the Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society by the Gainesville Civic League (with handwritten notes on back)

Item 31: Document entitled “Projected Budget – July 1986–December 1991”

Item 32: Xerox copy of a check to Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society for $3656.14

Item 33: Xerox copy of a check to Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society for $3358.99

Item 34: Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society Financial Statement, January14, 1985”

Item 35: Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society Financial Statement, October 9, 1984”

Item 36: Xerox copy of a check to Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society for $1133.53

Item 37: Xerox copy of a check to Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society for $1383.18

Item 38: Handwritten notes on notebook paper dated January 19, 1987, regarding the balance of account #5324696

Item 39: Xerox copy of a check to Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society for $1632.46

Item 40: Xerox copy of a check to Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society for $1977.03

Item 41: Xerox copy of a check to Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society for $1189.82

Item 42: Xerox copy of a check to Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society for $1328.44

Item 43: Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society 1986” listing officers, directors, chairpersons, and committees

Item 44: Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society Inc. Financial Statement January 19, 1987” (3 copies); attached are 3 copies of disbursements from checking account

Item 45: Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society, Inc. Financial Statement September 22, 1987” (3 copies); attached are 3 copies of disbursements from checking account

 

SF10, D5 Folder 16

Stuart, William B (Insurance)

Item 1:     Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society Business Policy – State Farm Insurance

 

SF10, D5 Folder 17

Stuart, William B (Internal Revenue Service)

Item 1:     Letter dated July 31, 1986, to the Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society from IRS EO Coordinator Marie Dumas regarding exemption from Federal Income Tax (3 copies)

Item 2:     Document entitled “Alabama – Department of Revenue – Sales and Use Tax Rules, Code of Alabama 1975, Sections 40-23-31 and 40-23-83”

 

SF10, D5 Folder 18

Stuart, William B (Misc.)

Item 1:     Handwritten document entitled “JM. Reed’s Survey of Livingston State College Property” (map dated January 14, 1960, and recorded in map book 2, page 52, Sumter Co. Probate Off.); attached is a copy of the map

Item 2:     Envelope addressed to William Stuart from a Birmingham address

Item 3:     Program dated April 16, 1978, for the First Presbyterian Church in Port Gibson, Miss.

Item 4:     Announcement for a Two-Day Estate Sale for the late Miriam A. Castle dated July 27-28, 1984

Item 5:     Various photocopied articles from the Voice of Sumter – June 7, 1836

Item 6:     Alabama Reunion newsletter dated February 1988, Volume 1, Number 1

Item 7:     Document entitled “Guidelines in selecting Sites for Tour Guide”

Item 8:     Pamphlet entitled “The Sumter County Historical Society presents for public inspection, Arrington Archives, Dedicated October 7, 1999”

Item 9:     1989 Yearly Planner for events at Moon House and Calloway School

Item 10: Copy of newspaper article dated September 24, 1988, pg. 4 Livingston Life, entitled “Pate and Wilkins Receive Grant” (4 copies)

Item 11: Document entitled “Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society Inc. Financial Statement, January 19, 1987”

Item 12: Document entitled “Historic Marker – U.S. HWY 11 – York, Alabama”

Item 13: Certificate of Outstanding Achievement to William Stuart, given in 1989 by the Alabama Reunion

 

SF10, D5 Folder 19

Stuart, William B (Pictures)

Item 1:     Black and white photograph of the business district –Washington Street, Livingston, Ala. (2 copies)

Item 2:     Black and white photograph of the Williams-Sullivan Home, Jefferson Street, Livingston, Ala. (2 copies)

Item 3:     Black and white photograph of the Walker Pugh Home, South Street, Livingston, Ala. (2 copies)

Item 4:     Black and white photograph of the Confederate Cemetery in Gainesville, Ala. (2 copies)

Item 5:     Black and white photograph of an unidentified structure (3 copies)

Item 6:     Black and white photograph of the Martin House (Episcopal Church Rectory) (3 copies)

Item 7:     Black and white photograph of an unidentified structure (3 copies)

Item 8:     Black and white photograph of Bibb Graves Hall (2 copies)

Item 9:     Black and white photograph of the Woodson-Ennis Home in Livingston, Ala. (2 copies)

Item 10: Black and white photograph of an unidentified structure (2 copies)

Item 11: Black and white photograph of the John Baker Home, West Main Street, Livingston, Ala.

Item 12: Black and white photograph of an unidentified structure (3 copies)

Item 13: Black and white photograph of the Sloan House, Livingston, Ala.

Item 14: Black and white photograph of an unidentified structure

Item 15: Black and white photograph of the Schulman-Brock-Holycross Home on West Main, Livingston, Ala. 

Item 16: Black and white photograph of the Seymour-Luke-Minus Home

Item 17: Black and white photograph of an unidentified structure

Item 18: Black and white photograph of the Mildred Lippitt Home

Item 19: Black and white photograph of the Renfroe-Hunter Home

Item 20: Black and white photograph of the Dr. Kudlawiec Home

Item 21: Black and white photograph of an unidentified structure

Item 22: Black and white photograph of Billy Stuart (5 copies)

Item 23: Black and white photograph of an unidentified structure (2 copies)

Item 24: Black and white photograph of the Choctaw Tavern when located behind the Methodist Church. It was originally on Madison Street and is now located on the Spence-Moon House property.

Item 25: Color photograph of what appears to be Livingston University students on an outing at Gainesville, Ala.

Item 26: Color photograph of what appears to be Livingston University students on an outing at Gainesville, Ala.

Item 27: Color photograph of what appears to be Livingston University students on an outing at Gainesville, Ala.

Item 28: Color photograph of Gainesville Methodist Church

Item 29: Color photograph of what appears to be Livingston University students inside the Gainesville Methodist Church

Item 30: Color photograph of the McClelland-Falls Home (Magnolia) in Gainesville, Ala.

Item 31: Color photograph of the Forrest Monument at Gainesville, Ala.

Item 32: Color photograph of Billy Stuart teaching class at Livingston University

Item 33: Color photograph of the Bored Well in Livingston, Ala.

Item 34: Color photograph of the Confederate monument at the Sumter County Courthouse Square

 
  

Scope/Contents:  Family papers of the Spratt family of Livingston, AL.  Includes correspondence, receipts, deeds, and miscellaneous items from several Spratt family members including: J.P. Spratt, W. M. Spratt, Mattie Spratt, Willie Spratt

 

SF11.D2 Folder 1

Spratt Collection – Louis Spratt Diary - 1919

Item 1: Handwritten diary dated January 1, 1919 – November 30, 1919

 

SF11.D2 Folder 2

Spratt Collection – Louis Spratt Diary – 1918

Item 1: Handwritten diary dated January 1918 – December 31, 1918

 

SF11.D2 Folder 3

Spratt Collection – Excerpts from Louis Spratt’s Diary

Item 1: Envelope (undated) with handwritten notes regarding excerpts from Louis Spratt’s diary

Item 2: Excerpt dated 1919 from Spratt’s diary

Item 3: Handwritten notes (undated)

 

SF11.D2 Folder 4

Spratt Collection – Willie P. Spratt – Miscellaneous

Item 1: Document dated February 6, 1896, entitled “Cats”

Item 2: Document (undated) entitled “Mr. Santa Clause”

 

SF11.D2 Folder 5

Spratt Collection – News clippings – Miscellaneous

Item 1: Newspaper clipping (undated) entitled “Death of Mrs. S. A. Barnett”

Item 2: Newspaper clipping (undated) entitled “Politics”

Item 3: Newspaper clipping (undated) entitled “Bill Arps Letter”

 

SF11.D2 Folder 6

Spratt Collection – Photograph – Unidentified Man

Item 1: Photograph (undated) of unidentified man

 

SF11.D2 Folder 7

Spratt Collection – Wedding Invitation – Mattie Beggs to James P. Spratt

Item 1: Wedding invitation for the marriage of Miss Mattie Beggs to James P. Spratt on April 23, 1878

 

SF11.D2 Folder 8

Spratt Collection – Correspondence from Mattie Spratt

Item 1: Handwritten letter dated March 4, 1884, from Mattie Spratt to James P. Spratt

 

SF11.D2 Folder 9

Spratt Collection – Miscellaneous

Item 1: Small green piece of paper with “Drayage. Half Ticket. A. W. Tisdale” printed on it

Item 2: Oval-shaped red and yellow piece of paper with “Lord Dayton” and “Vat Dye” printed on it

 

SF11.D2 Folder 10

Spratt Collection – R. D. Spratt Education

Item 1: Program dated April 30, 1902, for commencement at Tulane University, with R. D. Spratt as a graduate of the School of Medicine

Item 2: Ticket of Four-Years-Course under the medical department of Tulane University with the handwritten name of Robert D. Spratt, A. B.

Item 3: Confirmation notice of the recommendation of R. D. Spratt to receive the degree of Doctor of Medicine from Tulane University

 

SF11.D2 Folder 11

Spratt Collection – Rosa K. Brown Estate

Item 1: Bank account log dated June 11, 1925

Item 2: Statement of information (undated) of the heirs of Rosa Knox Brown

Item 3: Document entitled “The Estate of Mrs. Rosa M. Brown” with primary expenditures and the names of heirs and how much each will receive

 

SF11.D2 Folder 12

Spratt Collection – Receipts – Miscellaneous

Item 1: Receipt from Mr. L. B. McDaniel stating that Rosa K. Brown’s debt is $1319.04

Item 2: Receipt dated November 1, 1915, from attorneys Mauldin and Love for $400.00

Item 3: Receipt dated December 24, 1918, from attorneys Mauldin and Love for $344.00

Item 4: Receipt dated January 1902 from J. L. Brown promising to pay M. K. McDaniel $220.00 on January 1, 1903

Item 5: Agreement dated December 19, 1921, between Lloyd Bros. Co. and Robert D. Spratt for the second said party to pay $300.00 to the first said party when said work is completed

 

SF11.D2 Folder 13

Spratt Collection – Deed – R. D. Spratt to J. P. Spratt

Item 1: Deed dated October 2, 1919, regarding the sale of a parcel of land from R. D. Spratt to J. P. Spratt for $5.00 cash

 

SF11.D2 Folder 14

Spratt Collection – Deed – J. P. Spratt & Wife to W. M. Sullivan

Item 1: Deed dated January 7, 1910, regarding the sale of 53-1/3 acres of land from J. P. Spratt and his wife, Mattie B. Spratt, to W. M. Sullivan for $200.00 cash

 

SF11.D2 Folder 15

Spratt Collection – Deed – W. J. Hendley to Banks Hendley

Item 1: Deed dated December 17, 1909, regarding the sale of about two acres of land from W. J. Hendley to Banks Hendley for $5.00 cash

 

SF11.D2 Folder 16

Spratt Collection – Deed – J. M. Sullivan & Wife to James P. Spratt and W. M. Sullivan

Item 1: Warranty deed dated January 7, 1908, regarding the sale of 53-1/3 acres of land for $320.00 cash

 

SF11.D2 Folder 17

Spratt Collection – Deed - Larkin to Hendley

Item 1: Deed dated July 20, 1905, regarding the sale of about 202 acres of land from Maggie Larkin and Clarence A. Larkin to William J. Hendley and his heirs for $3500.00

 

SF11.D2 Folder 18

Spratt Collection – Deed – B. Forest Sledge to J. P. Spratt

Item 1: Deed dated July 28, 1904, regarding the sale of about 135 acres of land from B. Forest Sledge to James P. Spratt for $1250.00

 

SF11.D2 Folder 19

Spratt Collection – Descendents of Kanawha

Item 1: Booklet dated August 5, 1908, regarding the history of the Kanawha family

 

SF11.D2 Folder 20

Spratt Collection – Unidentified

Item 1: Receipt dated July 22, 1863, for the purchase of bonds from the Confederate States of America

Item 2: Document (undated) with handwritten and typed notes of various people and where they reside

Item 3: Handwritten notes on Livingston State Normal School Alumni Association letterhead, dated December 9, 1926

 

SF11.D2 Folder 21

Spratt Collection – Recipe

Item 1: Recipe dated March 8, 1907, for a type of hominy dish

 

SF11.D2 Folder 22:

Spratt Collection – Family Tree – Spratt

Item 1: Family tree for the Spratt lineage

 

SF11.D2 Folder 23

Spratt Collection – Recollections of the Spratt family, July 1875

Item 1: Document entitled “Recollection of the Spratt Family – July 1875” with information dating back to 1730 before Thomas Spratt left Ireland for America

Item 2: Document (undated) entitled “John Barnett, Thomas Spratt”

Item 3: Document entitled “Recollection of the Spratt family by Thomas D. Spratt, written July 1875 and transcribed by James Polk Spratt July 1894” with information dating back to 1730 before Thomas Spratt left Ireland for America

 

SF11.D2 Folder 24

Spratt Collection – Checks – Miscellaneous

Item 1: Counter check dated October 16, 1928, written from McMillan & Co. Bankers to McMillan and Co. in the amount of $608.50

Item 2: Counter check dated October 23, 1928, written from McMillan & Co. Bankers to John B. Knox in the amount of $4,391.90

 

SF11.D2 Folder 25

Spratt Collection – Recital Program

Item 1: Program dated May 29 (no year) for a recital hosted by Mrs. T. F. Seale

 

SF11.D2 Folder 26

Spratt Collection – Correspondence to Mrs. Spratt – Miscellaneous

Item 1: Handwritten letter dated March 31, 1893, to Mrs. Spratt

 

SF11.D2 Folder 27

Spratt Collection – Correspondence from John B. Knox

Item 1: Letter dated September 17, 1928, from John B. Knox to Rob regarding a distribution of money

 

SF11.D2 Folder 28

Spratt Collection – James P. Spratt: Handwritten Notes

Item 1: Handwritten notes (undated) on letterhead of James P. Spratt

 

SF11.D2 Folder 29

Spratt Collection – James B. Newman: Letter to Rob

Item 1: Handwritten letter dated November 6, 1913, from James B. Newman to Rob

 

SF11.D2 Folder 30

Spratt Collection – Miscellaneous Letters and Receipts

Item 1: Handwritten letter dated July 20, 1889, from W.H. Brown to his brother in Sumterville, Ala.

Item 2: Envelope from the Central States Life Insurance Company addressed to Robert Spratt

Item 3: Handwritten notes c.1865 of unknown subject

Item 4: Business card with the name Demetrio Lurioley [G_li]

Item 5: Handwritten letter dated July 20, 1892, from William Beggs to “Grandpa”

Item 6: Letter dated January 29, 1929, from H.C. Underwood (“Kil”) to Dr. R.D. Spratt regarding books Underwood sent to Spratt

Item 7: Letter dated January 6, 1919, from the Headquarters VII Army Corps, American E.F. in Wittlich, Germany, to Captain J.K. Taylor regarding the notice of the death and location of burial of Jack Spratt with two attached letters regarding the same matter

Item 8: Handwritten letter dated December 8, 1896, from Mr. S. Smith to Mr. D.A. Barnette regarding a cemetery

Item 9: Livingston city tax receipt for $12.50 dated December 26, 19__ paid by Mr. W.R.J. [E___ett]

Item 10: State of Alabama and Sumter County tax receipt for $34.15 dated December 29, 1914, paid by J.L. Brown

Item 11: Handwritten letter dated January 7, 1919, from J. Morrisette to Dr. Spratt regarding unknown subject

Item 12: Handwritten letter (undated) from J. Spratt to Ulatt regarding unknown subject

Item 13: Letter dated October 19, 1928, from L.B. McDaniel to his cousin Rob regarding the will and interpretation of his Aunt Rosa

Item 14: Letter dated September 21, 1928, from John to Rob

Item 15: Handwritten letter dated January 27, 1884, from J.P. Spratt to his wife

 

SF11.D2 Folder 31

Spratt Collection – Newspaper clippings

Item 1: Envelope (undated) addressed to Stan Boutwell from the Sumter County Historical Society with various old newspaper clippings

 

SF11.D2 Folder 32

Spratt Collection – Miscellaneous

Item 1: Document dated 1951 with only the name Steph__ recognizable, torn piece from original, handwritten notes on reverse side

Item 2: Handwritten letter dated February 16, 1893, from W.E. Skinner

Item 3: Handwritten musical score to “Taps” or a.k.a. “Lights Out”

Item 4: Confederate States of America Bond dated March 30, 1864, with handwritten notes on reverse side

Item 5: Unrecognizable handwritten notes

Item 6: Handwritten notes (undated) regarding unknown subject

Item 7: Letter dated October 19, 1926, from the nephew of and written to the Hon. John B. Knox regarding their Aunt Rosa’s estate

Item 8: Document regarding the Spratt family history starting with James Spratt’s birth in 1770

 

SF11.D2 Folder 33

Spratt Collection – Abstract of Title

Item 1: Abstract of Title, Order No. 6290 to N ½ Section 139, Block1, H. & T. C. Ry. Company Survey, Reeves County, Texas, certified March 15, 1929 A.D.

Item 2: Abstract of Title, Order No. 569 to N ½ Section 139, Block 1, H. & T. C. R. R. Co.’s Surveys, Reeves County, Texas, certified April 15, 1910 A.D.

 

SF11.D2 Folder 34

Spratt Collection – Abstract of Title

Item 1: Abstract of Title, Order No.7036 to N ½ Section 139, Block 1, H. & T. C. R. R. Company, Reeves, County, Texas, certified March 15, 1929

Item 2: Abstract of Title, Order No.6057 to N ½ Section 139, Block 1, H. & T. C. Company, Reeves, County, Texas, certified April 13, 1928

Item 3: Supplemental Abstract No. “M-43” to N ½ Section 139, Block 1, H. & T. C. R. R. Company, Reeves, County, Texas, dated January 4, 1917

Item 4: Abstract of title witting land from section 28, 29, and 33, in Township 20, Range 3 West, Sumter County, by John E. Brown to W.H. Brown

 

SF11.D2 Folder 35

Spratt Collection – Spratt family history

Item 1: Document written July 1875 recording the history of the Spratt family dating to the Scotch-Irish immigration, in which the first Spratt recorded came to America

 

SF11.D2 Folder 36

Spratt Collection – James P. Spratt – Deeds from J.P. Spratt

Item 1: Deed dated August 21, 1882, from J.P. Spratt to A.W. Cockrill

Item 2: Deed dated January 16, 1886, from J.P. Spratt et ux to W.R. DeLoach

Item 3: Deed dated November 5, 1900, from J.P Spratt to S.A. Barnett

Item 4: Deed dated December 19, 1904, from S.A. Barnett, by Executor J.P. Spratt, to G.C. Gowdy

 

SF11.D2 Folder 37

Spratt Collection – James P. Spratt – Deeds to J.P. Spratt

Item 1: Deed dated February 27, 1886, from William Beggs to J.P. Spratt

Item 2: Deed dated March 5, 1888, from Jerry J. Brown to James P. Spratt

Item 3: Deed dated August 20, 1892, from A.R. Battle et ux to J.P. Spratt

Item 4: Deed dated March 7, 1896, from Gertrude Lockard to James P. Spratt

Item 5: Deed dated March 7, 1896, from P.B. Jarmann, Sheriff of Sumter County, Alabama, to J.P. Spratt

Item 6: Deed dated March 7, 1896, from Smith & wife to James P. Spratt

Item 7: Deed dated November 26, 1897, from Mr. L.G. Amason to J.P. Spratt

Item 8: Deed dated November 26, 1897, from Mr. L.G. Amason to J.P. Spratt

Item 9: Deed dated January 9, 1900, from A.G. McMillan to J.P. Spratt

Item 10: Deed dated December 2, 1900, from J.L. Brown & wife to J.P. Spratt

Item 11: Warranty deed dated February 2, 1901, from S.A. Barnett & wife to J.P. Spratt

Item 12: Deed dated April 30, 1904, from E.S. Sledge to J.P. Spratt

Item 13: Deed dated December 28, 1910, from Mary P. Smith to J.P. Spratt

Item 14: Deed dated March 18, 1911, from G.C. Gowdey to J.P. Spratt

Item 15: Deed dated June 6, 1914, from Evan Ormond & wife to J.P. Spratt

Item 16: Deed dated August 14, 1914, from William P. Beggs et ux to J.P. Spratt

Item 17: Deed dated July 1, 1918, from Clara R. Randall to J.P. Spratt

Item 18: Deed dated July 22, 1919, from E.S. Ormond & wife to J.P. Spratt

Item 19: Deed dated October 13, 1919, to J.P. Spratt

Item 20: Deed dated January 10, 1920, from L.D. Norville et. ux. to J.P. Spratt

 

SF11.D2 Folder 38

Spratt Collection – James P. Spratt – Miscellaneous Documents

Item 1: Document dated 19__ with handwritten description and hand-drawn map of J.P. Spratt’s property

Item 2: Tabulation book of names and figures; book bears James P. Spratt’s name and entries are dated 1914

Item 3: Tabulation book dated October 1, 1913 – August 31, 1921 of James P. Spratt

Item 4: Last will and testament of James P. Spratt dated April 13, 1928

 

SF11.D2 Folder 39

Spratt Collection – Spratt & Stinson – Contracts

Item 1: Contract between Spratt and Stinson dated January 1905 detailing the terms of their partnership

 

S11.D2 Folder 40

Spratt Collection – Spratt & Stinson – Deeds to Spratt & Stinson

Item 1: Deed dated July 21, 1914, from W.M. Peak to Spratt and Stinson

Item 2: Deed dated July 21, 1914, from W.M. Peak to Spratt and Stinson

 

S11.D2 Folder 41

Spratt Collection – Spratt & Stinson – Deeds from Spratt or Stinson to Spratt or Stinson

Item 1: Deed dated April 20, 1905, from J.P. Spratt & wife to W.R. Stinson

Item 2: Deed dated November 4, 1915, from W.R. Stinson et ux to J.P. Spratt

Item 3: Deed dated November 15, 1915, from W.R. Stinson et ux to J.P. Spratt

 

S11.D2 Folder 42

Spratt Collection – Spratt & Cockrell – Deeds to Spratt & Cockrell

Item 1: Deed dated March 27, 1871, from John B. Cusack to Spratt & Cockrell

Item 2: Deed dated July 16, 1872, from Robert D. Spratt to James P. Spratt and Aug. Crockrell

 

S11.D2 Folder 43

Spratt Collection – Spratt & Sullivan – Deeds from Spratt & Sullivan

Item 1: Deed dated December 21, 1906, from Spratt & Sullivan to Florence White

 

S11.D2 Folder 44

Spratt Collection – Robert D. Spratt (1844) Deeds to/from R.D. Spratt

Item 1: Deed dated 1844 from David L. Crawford to R.D. Spratt

Item 2: Deed dated May 22, 1867, from R.D. Spratt to Augustus H. [Cockrell ?]

 

S11.D2 Folder 45

Spratt Collection – Spratt & Gowdey – Deeds to Spratt & Gowdey

Item 1: Deed dated January 9, 1900, from John H. McAlpine & wife to Spratt & Gowdey

 

S11.D2 Folder 46

Spratt Collection – Mattie B. Spratt – Deeds to Mattie B. Spratt

Item 1: Deed dated February 3, 1886, from William Beggs to Mattie B. Spratt

Item 2: Deed dated January 10, 1887, from J.G. Whitfield et ux. to Mattie B. Spratt

Item 3: Deed dated June 13, 1895, from Mary F. Hill to Mattie B. Spratt

 

S11.D2 Folder 47

Spratt Collection – Robert D. Spratt (1923) – Deeds to R.D. Spratt

Item 1: Deed dated September 4, 1923, from S.L. Beebe to R.D. Spratt

 

S11.D2 Folder 48

Spratt Collection – Robert D. Spratt (1923) – Deeds from R.D. Spratt

Item 1: Deed dated June 12, 1936, from R.D. Spratt to James L. Scruggs & Livingston Oil Company

 

S11.D2 Folder 49

Spratt Collection – Robert D. Spratt (1923) – Checks written to R.D. Spratt

Item 1: Checkbook with checks written to R.D. Spratt, first one dated September 3, 1923

 

S11.D2 Folder 50

Spratt Collection – Louis B. Spratt – Deeds to L.B. Spratt

Item 1: Deed dated April 8, 1913, from J. P. Spratt et ux to L.B. Spratt

Item 2: Deed dated January 10, 1920, from R.D. Spratt to L.B. Spratt

Item 3: Deed dated April 2, 1920, from R.D. Spratt to L.B. Spratt

Item 4: Deed dated November 29, 1924, from G.W. Brown & wife to L.B. Spratt

Item 5: Deed dated January 15, 1925, from James J. White et ux to Louis B. Spratt

Item 6: Deed dated April 8, 1925, from Ellen B. Gulley, Bessie G. Hudson and husband, H.V. Hudson, Slocum G. Hughes and husband, S.P. Hughes, to L.B. Spratt

Item 7: Deed dated January 8, 1926, from W.O. Winston et ux to Louis B. Spratt

Item 8: Deed dated March 26, 1926, from Mary P. Smith to L.B. Spratt

Item 9: Deed dated December 13, 1926, from W.O. Winston et ux to Louis B. Spratt

Item 10: Deed dated April 13, 1928, from R.D. Spratt to L.B. Spratt

Item 11: Deed dated October 16, 1928, from William G. Little Jr. & wife to L.B. Spratt

Item 12: Deed dated January 1, 1930, from Mrs. C.H. Winston to L.B. Spratt

Item 13: Deed dated February 1, 1932, from James J. White et ux to L.B. Spratt

Item 14: Deed dated April 14, 1932, from S.L. Beebe to L.B. Spratt

Item 15: Deed dated August 8, 1932, from W.G. Little Jr, et ux to L.B. Spratt

Item 16: Deed dated January 2, 1933, from Mrs. Annier H. Winston to L.B. Spratt

Item 17: Deed dated December 16, 1933, from Kizzie S. Shamburger and husband A.E. Shamburger to L.B. Spratt

Item 18: Deed dated May 28, 1935, from A.E. Shamburger and wife Kizzie Shamburger to L.B. Spratt

Item 19: Deed dated July 6, 1935, from The Federal Land Bank of New Orleans to L.B. Spratt

Item 20: Deed dated September 20, 1935, from Julia Zeve and husband and Amerla Mintz and husband to Louis B. Spratt

Item 21: Deed dated March 10, 1036, from Phifer Smith et ux to L.B. Spratt

Item 22: Deed dated January 16, 1937, from Phifer Smith et al to L.B. Spratt

Item 23: Deed dated August 30, 1937, from Mary B. Mellen to L.B. Spratt

 

S11.D2 Folder 51

Spratt Collection – Louis B. Spratt – Miscellaneous

Item 1: Bank account logbook of L.B. Spratt’s account at the Bank of Sumter

Item 2: Agreement dated January 1, 1933, between L.B. Spratt and Macidonia [Amerson ?] and Sue Walker that said second and third party provide 600 pounds of link cotton to said first party for the rent of the Brown Place for the year of 1933

Item 3: Standard fire insurance policy dated April 11, 1933, from The Home Insurance Company, New York, purchased by L.B. Spratt

 

S11.D2 Folder 52

Spratt Collection – Spratt – Letters from safe

Item 1: Envelope dated 1918 with handwritten notes regarding documents being found in Mr. Spratt’s safe

Item 2: Document dated April 16, 1880, giving lands from Robert D. Spratt to James P. Spratt, Anna Spratt, Sillis J. Spratt and A.W. Cockrell

Item 3: Envelope with enclosed deed dated March 29, 1884, from Mr. S. Harris, et. al. to S. J. Coleman

Item 4: Document dated August 20, 1892, from Josephine [Bauir ?] to Mr. J.P. Spratt

Item 5: Receipt dated May 8, 1893, from A.R. Battle to payer W.B. McRae

Item 6: Receipt of payment dated March 30, 1912, for $59.00 from the Union Central Life Insurance Company

Item 7: Mortgage paper dated April 3, 1912, from the Union Central Life Insurance Company to Clara R. Randall, a widow

Item 8: Document dated December 22, 1915, dissolving the partnership between J.P. Spratt and W.R. Stinson

Item 9: Envelope addressed to R.D. Spratt from the Treasury Department of Alabama with enclosed letters

Item 10: Envelope addressed to J.P. Spratt from J.H. Reed with documents enclosed dated January 27, 1916

Item 11: Document dated August 15, 1917, involving war risk insurance

Item 12: Envelope addressed to Thos F. Seale from the Union Central Life Insurance Co. with documents enclosed dated January 11, 1918

Item 13: Handwritten letter from Will to “Papa” dated April 20, 1918

Item 14: Application for insurance dated April 21, 1918, for William Polk Spratt

Item 15: Envelope dated June 26, 1918, from Shoemochker to J.P. Spratt with enclosed deeds and documents

Item 16: Envelope dated November 29, 1918, from the Union Central Life Insurance Company to James P. Spratt, with enclosed letter regarding a mortgage

Item 17: Letter dated January 11, 1919, from Louis Breiling of the Union Central Life Insurance Company to Thomas F. Seale with attached envelope

Item 18: Receipt dated January 1, 1920, from Union Central Life Insurance Company confirming payment of $192.27 from James P. Spratt

Item 19: Individual income tax return form dated December 31, 1920, for L.B. Spratt

Item 20: Poll tax receipt dated December 19, 1921, confirming payment of $1.50 by Maggie Spratt

Item 21: Envelope from the Lloyd Brothers Company to Robert D. Spratt, postmarked December 27, 1921, with enclosed documents

Item 22:Letter dated April 5, 1922, from the treasurer of Union Central Life Insurance Company to L.B. and R.D. Spratt

Item 23: Map of some Texas counties; map bears the printing: Elliott & Waldron Title Companies and is copyrighted 1927 by R. M. Metcalfe Co. in El Paso, Texas

Item 24: Handwritten letter dated December 29, 1927, from L.B. Spratt to E.B. Kiser

Item 25: Letter dated June 6, 1928, from Brewster & Luckel to L.B. Spratt

Item 26: Three letters dated February 21, 1929 – March 8, 1929 from R.C. Brewster to L.B. Spratt concerning land in Reeves County, Texas

Item 27: Envelope from Brewster & Luckel to L.B. Spratt with contents enclosed dated March 30, 1929

Item 28: Envelope postmarked April 9, 1929, from Western Oil Company to L.B. Spratt, with enclosed letter regarding the purchase or lease of land in Reeves County, Texas

Item 29: Envelope postmarked April 10, 1929, from Consolidated Royalties to L.B. and B.D. Spratt, with enclosed letter regarding the possible purchase of land in Reeves County, Texas, by other unmentioned parties

Item 30: Envelope postmarked March 26, 1929, from Brewster & Luckel to L.B. Spratt, with enclosed documents regarding land for sale or lease by Mr. Spratt

Item 31: Envelope from E.B. Kiser to J.P. Spratt with contents dated December 4, 1929, regarding land for sale or lease by Mr. Spratt

Item 32; Check dated December 26, 1929, from Annie H. Winston to L.B. Spratt in the amount of $3000

Item 33: State and County tax receipt dated October 26, 1931, for L.B. Spratt

Item 34: State and County tax receipt dated October 19, 1932, for L.B. Spratt

Item 35: Invoice for legal advertisement in Our Southern Home dated June 19, 1933, for a Mortgage Foreclosure Sale of the brick store house formerly owned by W.H. Coleman, with attached copy of the advertisement

Item 36: Check dated November 9, 1936, from McMillan & Co. Bankers to Louis Robeson in the amount of $7.25

Item 37: State and County tax receipt dated November 11, 1936, for L.B. Spratt

Item 38: Reeves County tax receipt dated 1937 for L.B. Spratt

Item 39: State and County tax receipt dated October 15, 1937, for L.B. Spratt

Item 40: State and County tax receipt dated October 16, 1938, for L.B. Spratt

Item 41: Letter dated October 30, 1942, from C.A. Thigpen, M.D., to Dr. R. D. Spratt, with handwritten letter dated November 2, 1942, from R.D. Spratt to unknown addressee

 

S11.D2 Folder 53

Spratt Collection – Tab name and amount paid or owed

Item 1: Tablature book with alphabetical indexing of names and how much each has paid or owes

 

S11.D2 Folder 54

Spratt Collection – Miscellaneous Deeds

Item 1: Deed dated May 8, 1839, from Price Williams to Henry H. [Hamip ?]

Item 2: Deed dated August 19, 1848, from Willis Crenshaw to W. N. Staples

Item 3: Deed dated May 12, 1854, from Preston G. Nash to M.N. O’Connor

Item 4: Deed dated October 14, 1867, from M.N. O’Connor, Ann O’Connor, and John O’Connor to Edward W. Smith

Item 5: Deed dated January 28, 1870, from A.W. Cockrell et al. to Park M. Harris

Item 6: Deed dated February 12, 1873, from A. W. Cockrell to J.G. Whitfield

Item 7: Deed dated July 5, 1883, from A.W. Cockrell and wife to William Beggs

Item 8: Deed dated July 13, 1883, from David H. Trott Sr. to William Beggs

Item 9: Deed dated December 24, 1883, from W.D. Battle Sr. to Josephine Battle

Item 10: Deed dated February 3, 1886, from W.Y. Peteet et ux to William Beggs

Item 11: Deed dated January 28, 1886, from J.B. Coleman et ux to J.J. Brown

Item 12: Deed dated January 27, 1890, from W.T. McKnight to Arabella Giles

Item 13: Deed dated January 2, 1891, from William T. McKnight to Robert L. Giles

Item 14: Mortgage dated January 2, 1891, from R. L. Giles to May B. Mellen

Item 15: Mortgage dated October 3, 1895, from John W. McAlpine to A.C. McMillan

Item 16: Mortgage from Robert S. Giles and wife to Smith and Pickens filed for record on December 9, 1895

Item 17: Warranty Deed dated July 13, 1900, from W.P. Stallworth and wife and John P. Ramsay and wife to S.A. Barnett

Item 18: Abstract of Title for Section 16, Township 17 South, Range 2 West, upon which the mortgage was paid and satisfied in full October 7, 1905, signed by A.H. Carpenter, Transferee

Item 19: Deed dated October 10, 1905, from A.C. McMillan et ux to Maggie Larkin

Item 20: Warranty deed dated May 31, 1912, from John O. Ritchie and wife to William Peak

Item 21: Deed dated July 18, 1930, from G.W. Brock et ux to A.E. Shamburger

Item 22: Deed dated July 11, 1932, from A.E. Shamburger to Kizzie S. Shamburger

Item 23: Transfer of Mortgage dated February 7, 1933, from Mrs. J.D. Lawrence to Mary B. Brock

Item 24: Abstract of Title dated July 18, 1912, certifying that the land and title is merchantable from H.B. Lewis to Mr. Crosby

Item 25: Deed dated July 26, 1933, from W.H. Coleman et. al. by Jas. A. Mitchell, Auctioneer, to Mary B. Mellen

Item 26: Mortgage dated January 19, 1935, from A.E. Shamburger and wife to H.E.G. Cockrell

Item 27: Coupon Book to the amount of ten dollars dated August 28, 1942, signed by H.W. Anderson

 

SF11.D2 Folder 55

Spratt Collection - Miscellaneous Items in File Folder

Item 1: Brown Leather Expandable File Folder

January/ A B

1.      Postcard postmarked April 6, 1909, to J. P. Spratt from Mrs. J.H. Reed regarding Mr. Reed’s inability to respond to a letter because of sickness

2.      A promise by D.S. Brockway to pay $190.00 to J.P. Spratt by January 1, 1917

3.      A promise by J.W. Branshaw to pay $133.28 to J.P. Spratt by August 1, 1919

4.      Envelope addressed to T.F. Seals from J.H. Reed with the following enclosed: a letter dated December 28, 1917, to T.F. Seals from J.H. Reed regarding money due January 1, 1916; a promise to pay J.P. Spratt $2160.00 by March 1, 1918; two pieces of notebook paper with handwritten notes; a promise to by J.P. Spratt $2177.67 by January 1, 1916

February/ C D

1.      Envelope postmarked December 5, 1919, addressed to J.P. Spratt from W. Ed Smith; enclosed are tax documents for the year 1919

2.      Envelope postmarked December 10, 1918, addressed to J.P. Spratt from W. Ed Smith

3.      Will of J.P. Spratt

March/ E F

1.      Envelope postmarked October 22, 1914, addressed to W.R. Stevison from W.M. Peak; enclosed is a handwritten letter dated October 21, 1914, to W.R. Stevison from W.M. Peak regarding Mr. Steele’s possession of the Woodlawn Farm

April/ G H I

1.      McMillan and Co. bank book of L.B. Spratt, 1st deposit on       November 27, 1920, and last deposit on April 15, 1921; enclosed are various returned checks and a receipt

May/ J K

1.      Envelope postmarked March 31, 1909, addressed to James Spratt with no return address; enclosed is a handwritten letter dated March 31, 1909, to James Spratt from James J. White regarding Mr. White’s inability to pay $140

2.      Envelope postmarked March 17, 1913, addressed to James Spratt from James P. White; enclosed is a handwritten letter dated March 15, 1913, to James Spratt from James J. White regarding a request for the extension of Mr. White’s dues

June/ L M

1.      Envelope postmarked January 1, 1914, addressed to Spratt and Stinson; enclosed is a handwritten letter dated January 25, 1912, to James Spratt from James J. White regarding the payment of Mr. White’s note

2.      Estate Tax Receipt for the estate of James Polk Spratt dated September 3, 1920, and signed by John D. McNeely

3.      Envelope postmarked January 6, 1920, addressed to James P. Spratt from the Financial Department of The Union Central Life in Cincinnati, Ohio; enclosed is statement of James P. Spratt’s Mortgage Account

4.      A promise by Nathan T. Thomas to pay $36.00 to Mrs. L.A. Ward’s agent

5.      Handwritten letter dated April 8, 1907, to Mr. Brockway from James J. White regarding payment of a mortgage note

6.      Sketch on Notebook paper of land owned by James Spratt in Lincoln County, Mississippi

7.      Tax document dated November 8, 1915

8.      Envelope postmarked February 8, 1917, addressed to James P. Spratt from G.R. Moore; enclosed are two handwritten letters to James Spratt from G.S. Moore one dated December 31, 1915, regarding a $100 payment, the other dated February 7, 1916, regarding his final payment and request for a receipt

9.      Various life insurance documents for James Spratt

July/ Mc N

1.      Letter dated December 1, 1927, to L.B. Spratt from A.A. Kinney regarding the sale of his land in Reeves County, Texas

2.      Tax receipt for land owned in Reeves County

3.      Handwritten letter dated December 3, 1914, to Tom Harrison from James P. Spratt regarding taxes

4.      Letter dated January 2, 1928, to L.B. Spratt from A.A. Kinney regarding the sale of land

5.      Tax receipt for L.B. Spratt for state and county taxes

August/ O P

1.      Sumter County Circuit Court Certificate of Judgment for the case of Spratt and Stinson vs. John P. Ramsey

2.      Alabama Chattel Mortgage from Truman Watkins to L.B. and R.D. Spratt, dated November 22, 1920

3.      Fee and Tax on mortgage for L.B. and R.D. Spratt dated December 2, 1921

September/ Q R S

1.    Seven-page document dated September 11, 1911, regarding various due notes

October/ T U

1.      Returned List of Property and Assessment dated October 1912

2.      Letter dated October 21, 1918, to S.R. Matthews from James Spratt regarding property

3.      Envelope addressed to James P. Spratt from the Financial department of the Union Central Life Insurance Co.; enclosed is a statement of a mortgage account and the mortgage receipts

4.      Envelope postmarked December 5, 1917, addressed to W. Ed Smith from J.P. Spratt

November/ V W X

1.   Envelope with handwritten notes; enclosed are handwritten notes on notebook paper concerning finances in various accounts

2.    Envelope postmarked October 14, 1914, addressed to W.R. Stevison from W.M. Peak; enclosed is a handwritten letter dated October 14, 1914, to W.R. Stevison from W.M. Peak regarding 760 acres of land

 December/ Y Z

1.    Envelope postmarked January 13, 1914, addressed to James P. Spratt; enclosed are various handwritten letters of correspondence between James P. Spratt and J.M. Uleck  

2.    An order of J.J. White to pay $2000 to the of Lillian W. Reed

3.    Letter dated May 29, 1922, to L.B. and R.D. Spratt from Jesse R. Clark Jr., Treasurer of The Union Central Life Insurance Company, regarding the release of mortgage #78,905; attached is the Power of Attorney to Release Mortgage

Sundries

1.      Handwritten notes on stationery labeled R.B. Patton, Tax Collector, Livingston, Ala.

2.      Tax receipt for R.B. Patton dated December 21, 1914

3.      Tax receipt for R.B. Patton dated December 21, 1914

4.      Tax receipt for R.B. Patton dated December 21, 1914

5.      Tax receipt for R.B. Patton dated December 21, 1914

6.      Tax receipt for James P. Spratt dated December 22, 1914

7.      Envelope addressed to James P. Spratt from W. Ed Smith; enclosed is a tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 14, 1916

8.      Handwritten notes on stationery labeled P.B. Jarmon, Judge, R.B. Patton, Clerk, Probate Office of Sumter County, Ala. Livingston, Alabama

9.      Envelope dated December 14, 1916, addressed to J.P. Spratt from T.B. Bennett; enclosed is a tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated October 1, 1916

10. Tax receipt for Mrs. C.R. Randall dated January 31, 1918

11. Tax receipt for L.B. Spratt dated December 28, 1916

12. Tax receipt for Spratt Adv. Co., dated December 28, 1916

13. Envelope with handwritten notes; enclosed is a tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated June 23, 1914

14. Receipt for advance payments – Individual Income Tax, for James P. Spratt dated February 5, 1918

15. Tax receipt for James P. Spratt dated December 29, 1919

16. Tax receipt for James P. Spratt dated December 29, 1919

17. Receipt for license plate for James P. Spratt dated November 1, 1915

18. Receipt for a subscription to the Age-Herald Daily dated December 22, 1917

19. Receipt for the use of animals on public road for J.P. Spratt dated April 23, 1918

20. Handwritten notes on paper labeled debit

21. Poll tax receipt for W.P. Spratt dated January 31, 1918

22. Poll tax receipt for L.B. Spratt dated January 31, 1918

23. Dog tax receipt for Ambrose Fuller dated February 27, 1918

24. Tax receipt for Spratt/Stinson dated December 20, 1915

25. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 20, 1915

26. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 28, 1916

27. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 28, 1916

28. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 20, 1915

29. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated January 5, 1918

30. Envelope postmarked May 31, 1918, addressed to J.P. Spratt from W.J. Sparrow; enclosed is a tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated May 16, 1916

31. Envelope postmarked December 12, 1918, addressed to James P. Spratt from W. Ed Smith

32. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 26, 1917

33. Receipt for advanced payments – Individual Income Tax for J.P. Spratt dated March 13, 1917

34. Receipt for a subscription to the Age-Herald Daily dated February 2, 1916

35. Poll tax receipt for L.B. Spratt dated December 28, 1916

36. Tax receipt for Ambrose Fuller dated March 2, 1916

37. Tax receipt for Spratt/Stinson dated October 1, 1915

38. Tax receipt for R.D. Spratt dated December 26, 1917

39. Envelope postmarked December 3, 1917, addressed to J.P. Spratt from Thomas B. Bennett; enclosed is a tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated October 1, 1917

40. Handwritten notes on paper

41. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 28, 1918

42. Handwritten receipt for Audrie Lockard on notebook paper dated August 1807

43. Tax receipt for R.D. Spratt dated December 28, 1918

44. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 28, 1918

45. Tax receipt for James P. Spratt dated December 28, 1918

46. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated February 26, 1916

47. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 5, 1917

48. Tax receipt fro Spratt/Stinson dated December 5, 1917

49. Handwritten notes on notebook paper dated August 1, 1908

50. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 29, 1913

51. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 29, 1913

52. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 29, 1913

53. Tax receipt for R.D. Spratt dated December 29, 1913

54. Tax receipt for W.R. Stinson dated December 29, 1913

55. Tax receipt for Spratt/Stinson dated December 29, 1913

56. Bill for General Merchandise for J.P. Spratt dated November 17, 1903

57. List of various homes and farms on Spratt and Gowdey General Merchandise stationery

58. Locations of various areas of land on Spratt and Gowdey stationery

59. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated 1911

60. Tax receipt for R.B. Spratt dated December 27, 1910

61. Tax receipt for Spratt/Gowdey dated December 27, 1910

62. Tax receipt for W.R. Stinson dated December 27, 1910

63. Tax receipt for Reaves Hines dated June 5, 1911

64. Tax receipt for Ford Kinnard dated June 5, 1911

65. Tax receipt for Aaron Shelton dated June 5, 1911

66. Tax receipt for Iclir Speight dated June 5, 1911

67. Tax receipt for Ambrose Fuller dated June 5, 1911

68. Tax receipt for Dennis Chapman dated June 5, 1911

69. Tax receipt for Iclir Speight dated March 23, 1912

70. Tax receipt for Ambrose Fuller dated March 23, 1912

71. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 27, 1911

72. Tax receipt for R.D. Spratt dated December 27, 1911

73. Tax receipt for Spratt/Stinson dated December 27, 1911

74. Receipt for telephone service for J.P. Spratt dated August 22, 1911

75. Typed list of what appears to be J.P. Spratt’s money and bills

76. Tax receipt (undated) for Ambrose Fuller

77. Tax receipt for Iclir Speight dated May 9, 1910

78. Tax receipt for Lindsay Richardson dated May 9, 1910

79. Tax receipt for Denise Peatt dated May 9, 1910

80. Tax receipt for Reaves Hines dated May 9, 1910

81. Tax receipt for Dennis Chapman dated May 9, 1910

82. Tax receipt for Gus Travis dated May 9, 1910

83. Tax receipt (undated) for William Thompson

84. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated January 1, 1913

85. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 25, 1912

86. Tax receipt for Spratt/Gowdey dated December 27, 1910

87. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 27, 1910

88. Tax receipt for J.P. Spratt dated December 27, 1910

89. Tax receipt for Spratt/Stinson dated December 27, 1910

90. Tax receipt for Spratt/Gowdey dated December 5, 1912

91. Poll tax receipt for W.P. Spratt dated July 19, 1910

92. Tax receipt for Spratt/ Stinson dated January 1, 1913

93. Tax receipt for W.R. Stinson dated January 1, 1913

94. Tax receipt for Ambrose Fuller Sr. dated January 11, 1913