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Guide to the James Mallory Plantation Journal, RG 33
Listed by: CJD
Date: March 1966

Size:  1 journal + 1 reel of microfilm

Date Span: 1843-77

Scope / Content: Includes accounts of experimental agriculture, politics, Civil War and Reconstruction, and reflections on the Baptist Church and national economy (1843-1877). Published in Talladega County Historical Association Newsletter in 51 installments, Dec 1972 - Feb 1977. Selected passages published in Edgar A. Stewart, ed., "The Journal of James Mallory, 1834-1877", Alabama Review (Jul 1961): 219-232.

Biographical Sketch: James Mallory, a native of Madison County, Virginia, moved to Talladega County, Alabama in 1834. A Whig, Mallory owned Selwood plantation near Alpine, and was a charter member of the Agricultural Society of Talladega County.

 


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