History Files and Articles

Address at Natchez, August 16, 1798, of Governor Winthrop Sargent to the people of the Mississippi Territory, on the occasion of the Territory coming under the control of the United States.

Devil's Backbone - Life on the Nashville-Natchez Trace

Early Acquisition, Survey, and Disposition of
Land in Natchez and the Mississippi Territory - Link

Early Migration Trails To the "Natchez Country" - Link

Early Postal Delivery Through the Mississippi Territory

Father of Waters - Discovery and Exploration of the Mississippi River - Link

History of the Southwest Mississippi Territory

Map - Territory of Mississippi 1798 - 1817
Compliments of TNGenWeb"Letters From Forgotten Ancestors" special project

Mississippi Territory and the War of 1812-1815
Public Domain Document submitted by Ginny English

Mississippi Territory - Situation and Extent 1808
Transcribed by Jim Egger

Mount Locust - Link
The only remaining inn that once dotted the Old Natchez Trace during the period of about 1785 to 1830.

  • Mississippi Statehood Convention Site - Link 

  • Includes names

    The Natchez Trace By John Swain
    Illustrated with photographs by the author
    Reprint from Everybody's Magazine, September 1905

    Petition for Statehood by the Legislative Council and House of Representatives of Mississippi Territory - 1811
    Transcribed and Submitted by Mark Lang

    Spanish Records and Spanish Order respecting Matrimony,  1777 - 1802- Link

    The Early Press of Southwest Mississippi
    Includes Names

    The Notorious

    The Panic of 1813
    Jefferson County Residents reaction to the Massacre at Fort Mimms.  Includes names.

    Timeline of the Mississippi Territory

    War with Creeks, 1813-14 - Mississippi Territory
    Public Domain Document submitted by Ginny English


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