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Acklen, Joseph Alexander Smith, 1816-1863


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Acklen family papers

Identifier: LaRC-86
Scope and Contents The collection consists chiefly of copies of documents and letters from the Louisiana Land Office, covering the granting, surveying, seeling, mortgaging, and other topics, of land in West Feliciana Parish, Greensburg district, and around the Lake of the Cross. The documents pertain to tracts of land purchased by Joseph A.S. Acklen in the 1850s and trace the history of the various titles. There are also maps showing property and personal letters.
Dates: 1804-1889; Other: Majority of material found in 1825-1828; Other: Date acquired: 06/06/1961