Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Wednesday's Wonderful Collection - Parrott Family Correspondence

Parrot Family Correspondence
SMC.13.10

This collection contains the correspondence of the Parrott family and includes letters written by James Parrott from the military prison in Little Rock during the Civil War.  The Parrotts lived in Missouri near the Arkansas border.



Finding Aid:
  • 1. 1827 July 15: Thomas Overman, Webbville, Jackson County, Florida, to "Sir" (Reel MG00207)
  • 2. 1855 March 14: Jane Dunklin, New Madrid, Missouri, to Maria Parrott
  • 3. 1864 March 14: James Parrott, Tennessee, to [Unknown]
  • 4. 1865 March 23: James Parrott, Military Prison, Little Rock, Arkansas, to M. Maria Parrott, Commerce, Missouri
  • 5. 1865 March 30: James Parrott, Military Prison, Little Rock, Arkansas, to M. Maria Parrott, Commerce, Missouri
  • 6. 1865 April 9: James Parrott, Military Prison, Little Rock, Arkansas, to "My Dear Wife," (M. Maria Parrott)
  • 7. 1865 April 20: James Parrott, Military Prison, Little Rock, Arkansas, to M. Maria Parrott, Commerce, Missouri
  • 8. 1865 April 24: [Unknown], Louisville, Kentucky, to M.M. Parrott, Commerce, Missouri
  • 9. 1865 May 12: E.L. Cates, Little Rock, Arkansas, to M. Maria Parrott
  • 10. 1865 May 14: J.L. Evans, et al., Little Rock, Arkansas, to Mrs. Parrott
  • 11. 1865 May 15: F.S. Hamilton, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to M. Maria Parrott, Commerce, Missouri
  • 12. 1865 July 1: S.B. Atlantic, to Colonel James Parrott, Commerce, Missouri
  • 13. 1865 September 2: Mildred English, Scott County, Missouri, to "Sister"
  • 14. 1866 April 2: Berta, Cottage Hill, Missouri, to M. Maria Parrott, Saint Louis, Missouri
  • 15. 186[?] March 1: James Parrott, Fort Smith, Arkansas, to M. Maria Parrott
  • 16. 1867 April 23: P. Bishop, Point Pleasant, Missouri, to M. Maria Parrott, Saint Louis, Missouri
  • 17. 1873 January 11: C. Johnson, Rochester, New York, to "Cousin"
  • 18. 1874 February 15: "Siamese Twins," Morley, to "Miss Annie"
  • 19. Undated: Fragment
  • 20. Undated: Fragment
  • 21. Undated: Fragments of envelopes

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