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1 Title:   Affidavits for Revolutionary War pension payments for William Allen and William York  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia. Inferior Court (Franklin County)  
  Dates:   1827-1828  
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The collection consists of affidavits filed in the Inferior Court of Franklin County, Georgia, transferring pension payments from the Revolutionary War for William Allen and William York. Included are War Department Pension Office statements and change of locations for pension payments.
 
  Identifier:   ms2218  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Affidavits regarding importation and sale of enslaved people  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Savannah (Ga.)  
  Dates:   1801 July 3, August 26  
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The collection consists of two affidavits regarding the importation and sales of enslaved people. Sworn and sealed July 3, 1801, Camden County, Georgia, signed "David Garvin", the first affidavit respects the sale of six enslaved people (delivered in the year 1799) to John Kinnard [sic]. The second affidavit (3 pages in length) dated August 26, 1801, Savannah, consists of testimony of Savannah slave traders Hector Mitchell and Mr. Gairdner, who swore that "sometime in the year [1797] a parcel of [thirty-six enslaved people] was picked up at sea." Mitchell and Gairdner, agents for John and James McBurney, the fugitives' owners, had the runaways put in jail; an ordinance of the Savannah city council arranged their sale to David Garvin. This statement goes on to mention that John Kinnard is now the legal owner of six of the [thirty-six enslaved people] named in the earlier affidavit of July 3.
 
  Identifier:   ms2599  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Artie Chandler collection of Georgia memorabilia  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Chandler, Artie  
  Dates:   1800-1867  
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The collection consists of manuscripts and printed materials collected to commemorate Artie Chandler, from 1800-1867. Papers include receipted bills for schooling, University of Georgia Commencement programs, Confederate certificates, and a broadside captioned "Mr. Jefferson's Voice."
 
  Identifier:   ms911  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Thomas McKee West collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   West, Thomas McKee  
  Dates:   1983-2003  
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The collection consists of copies of documents, textual and audio, accumulated during Thomas M. West's successful challenge - in the case of Timothy Dawson vs. The State of Georgia - to the state of Georgia's law prescribing death by electrocution in the electric chair in death penalty cases. This includes fifteen digital copies of 22 Georgia electrocutions of prisoners between 1983 and 1996. These recordings are copies of West's tapes which were themselves dubs of original tapes recorded by members of the state's Department of Corrections for their own records, and later subpoenaed and entered into state court records as part of challenges to the electric chair statute. In addition, the collection includes copies of materials (transcripts, documents, affidavits, autopsy records, etc.) West and his co-counsel Robert Citronberg had accumulated to date of donation (August 2004) in support of legal challenges to the Georgia statute prescribing lethal injection as the new means of state execution.
 
  Identifier:   ms3244  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   John J. Knox papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands  
  Dates:   1854-1946  
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The collection consists of clippings from Knox's personal scrapbook, affidavits, letters, manuscript speeches, military documents, and other material. The speeches were likely written during the time he was a teacher in Mississippi, prior to the Civil War. Of particular interest are also two speeches he gave at the Knox Institute (a Freedmen's school named after him) in Athens, Georgia. Also included are materials relating to Knox's family, including letters (many addressed to Clarkston, Michigan), an account book, and photographs.
 
  Identifier:   ms3119  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Anthony B. Herbert collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Herbert, Anthony B.  
  Dates:   1930-2013  
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The collection consists of court filings and other documents relating to Herbert v. Lando et al. as well as few court filings from other, related court cases such as Franklin v. Holt, Rinehart and Winston Inc., James T. Wooten and Anthony B. Herbert. Also included are U.S. Army investigation reports regarding Herbert's charges against General Barnes and Colonel Franklin as well as investigation reports regarding other war crimes in Vietnam. The collection also contains items from Herbert's academic education at the University of Georgia, his long military career (1947-1972), and his civilian career as a clinical psychologist and author. The collection contains Herbert's published books and several unpublished manuscripts; correspondence; newspaper clippings; photographs; audio tapes; video outtakes from the 60 Minutes broadcast; and documents regarding the Korean and Vietnam Wars, Herbert's war crimes allegations and his defamation law suit.
 
  Identifier:   ms3421  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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