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James Scott Hanna, a South Carolina native, moved to Texas with his family in 1850. Establishing a cotton plantation in Robertson County, Hanna had several business interests, including grocery and commission businesses.

Correspondence, business records, legal documents, and printed material document several members of the Hanna family. Most of the papers are associated with James S. Hanna and his immediate family and include records of his plantation and businesses.


Cotton, Plantations, Business records

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Hanna Family Papers, 1844-1972  (bulk 1844-1902)



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