The River Plantation of Thomas and Marianne Gaillard, 1832-1850. By his great-granddaughter, written in 1946.

Mobile, AL: Rankin Press, 1959. First edition. 8vo. (8), 156 pp. Illustrated from photographs, line drawings, old prints, etc., plates, plans, one folding, folding genealogical chart. History of a Monroe County, Alabama (on the Alabama River near the ghost town Claiborne), plantation and its owners; includes a chapter "The Slaves of Thomas Gaillard" (his will and other documents, printed in the addenda, include several lists of his slaves, with birth dates and other information for each) and a chapter on the Civil War service of various family members. Inscribed by the author and with her color photograph and typed poem laid in. OCLC locates 11 copies (9 in Alabama, New Orleans Public, Salt Lake City Family Library). Very good. Gilt-stamped blue cloth, illustrated white dust jacket (soiling, fray along top edge and head of spine). (9109). Item #62403

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