William A. Shaffer papers, 1818-1895, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.

This collection documents the operation of sugar plantations owned by the Shaffer family of Terrebonne Parish, La. Members of the family were William A. Shaffer, his sons Thomas J. Shaffer, John J. Shaffer and John Dalton Shaffer, who were all sugar planters. The Shaffers' plantations, all in T...

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Author / Creator:Shaffer, William A., 1797-1887.
Imprint:Frederick, Md. : University Publications of America, c1990.
Description:2 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Language:English
Series:Records of ante-bellum southern plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Series J, Selections from the Southern Historical Collection, Manuscripts Department, Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Part 5, Louisiana ; reels 2-3
Subject:Shaffer family -- Archives.
Shaffer, William A., -- 1797-1887 -- Archives.
Shaffer, Thomas J., -- 1843-1915 -- Archives.
Shaffer, John J., -- active 1876-1906 -- Archives.
Shaffer, John Dalton, -- active 1875-1919 -- Archives.
Plantation owners -- Louisiana -- Terrebonne Parish -- History -- Sources.
Sugar growing -- Louisiana -- Terrebonne Prish -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Plantation life -- Louisiana -- Terrebonne Parish -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Plantations -- Louisiana -- Terrebonne Parish -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Louisiana -- History -- 1803-1865 -- Sources.
Format: Microform
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4937221
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Other authors / contributors:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.
Notes:Title from reel guide.
Accompanied by a printed reel guide.
Summary:This collection documents the operation of sugar plantations owned by the Shaffer family of Terrebonne Parish, La. Members of the family were William A. Shaffer, his sons Thomas J. Shaffer, John J. Shaffer and John Dalton Shaffer, who were all sugar planters. The Shaffers' plantations, all in Terrebonne Parish, were Crescent Farms, Magnolia, Anna and Ardoyne.

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