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1 Title:   Captain Daniel Kirkpatrick, Jr. letter to Governor Joseph E. Brown  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kirkpatrick, Daniel, Jr., Captain  
  Dates:   1860  
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This collection consists of a letter written by Captain Daniel Kirkpatrick, Jr. in January of 1860 to Governor Jospeh E. Brown regarding the state of the Washington Artillery Company, stationed in Augusta, Georgia. It details the officers, unit personnel, and arms, along with suggested improvements as per Special Order #22.
 
  Identifier:   ms4179  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Betsy Spalding wedding photograph  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Spalding, Betsy  
  Dates:   1800  
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The collection consists of a black and white photograph of Betsy Spalding in her wedding dress, seated holding flowers.
 
  Identifier:   ms2726  
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3 Title:   Grisham family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Grisham family  
  Dates:   1814, 1854  
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The collection consists of two items: the Grisham family Bible; and a court document. The Bible contains records of John Grisham, 1715-1814, and continues through several generations, including Joseph Grisham, 1789-1857, who married Mary L. Steele, and had daughter Elizabeth, who married Joseph Emerson Brown. The mortgage deed is between Joseph S. Dial and Joseph E. Brown, of Cherokee County, Georgia, for three lots of land and 10 "negroes" ("Harriet about 44 years old, also...named Maria about twenty two years old and her two children Emila, a girl four years old, and James Al...boy about two years old. Also a negro woman name Aggy about twenty years old and her child a boy named S...about three years old, also a boy named Toby about fifteen years old, and Nathan, a boy about twelve years old...a boy about nine years old and..."
 
  Identifier:   ms3002  
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4 Title:   Francis Wilkinson Pickens letter to Joseph E. Brown  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Pickens, Francis Wilkinson, 1805-1869  
  Dates:   1861 May 14  
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A letter from Francis Wilkinson Pickens to Joseph E. Brown thanking him for lending gunpowder to South Carolina at an important time. He refers to January 1861, when his artillery batteries in Charleston fired upon a federal ship sent to reinforce troops at Fort Sumter.
 
  Identifier:   ms3603  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Table of Constituent Companies of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company (photostats)  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Woods, Sam  
  Dates:   circa 1900-1940  
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The collection consists of photostats of Table of Constituent Companies of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company, compiled by Same Woods. The table, undated, is an alphabetical listing of railroad and railway companies that made up the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company, and includes Joseph E. Brown's Western Railroad.
 
  Identifier:   ms231  
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6 Title:   Charles S. Dickinson letter to Governor Joseph E. Brown  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dickinson, Charles S.  
  Dates:   1862 November 12  
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Consists of a letter written by Charles S. Dickinson, an inventor from Cleveland, Ohio, to Governor Joseph E. Brown of Georgia regarding a new centrifugal machine gun as well as a "steam wagon" Dickinson had invented for use in combat. Dickinson offered his inventions to the Confederate military and even suggested he visit Georgia and build his machines for military service. The second page of the letter includes two newspaper clippings covering the gun from The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, Ohio and Capital City Fact in Columbus, Ohio.
 
  Identifier:   ms4108  
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7 Title:   Brown family collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown family  
  Dates:   1825-1922  
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The collection consists of a miscellaneous grouping of papers of and concerning Joseph Emerson Brown, Joseph MacKay Brown, and John Burt from 1825-1922. Correspondence addressed to Joseph Emerson Brown concern Appointments, favors, petitions, and Elijah Brown. Postcards addressed to Joseph M. Brown are signed E.B. and L.B. Correspondence from and addressed to John Burt in Westminster, Maryland and Warwick, New York regard Assembly dates, annual reports, favors, receipts; and there are correspondence addressed to James Brady, Henry Kerr, Charles Brown, Mr. A. J. Burt, Stephen Burt, Hon. E. M. Stanton, and others. In addition, there are letters from Washington Allston and Jasper F. Cropsey, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook constructed by Joseph MacKay Brown, and poems (handwritten and clipped from newspapers).
 
  Identifier:   ms1218  
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8 Title:   Joseph Mackey Brown papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Julius L., 1848-1910  
  Dates:   1865-1930  
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The collection consists of the papers of John Mackey Brown from 1865-1930. Consists mostly of correspondence regarding the publication of his book on the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain; official correspondence relating to his service on the Railroad Commission of Georgia; correspondence regarding the gubernatorial races of 1908 and 1911; and letters and documents relating to family lawsuits over the estate of his father, Joseph Emerson Brown. The collection also contains two letter books (1894-1895, 1908-1910) of Julius Lewis Brown pertaining to personal and business matters.
 
  Identifier:   ms27  
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9 Title:   Joseph Emerson Brown Family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown family  
  Dates:   1829-1980  
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This collection consists of materials documenting the family relations of noted Civil War Georgia Governor Joseph Emerson Brown. It includes genealogy materials that cover the 18th and 19th centuries, correspondence between family members of different generations, which discuss typical family business for the time, including typed transcripts of Joseph E. Brown's 1865 letter to Andrew Johnson requesting release from prison, as well as his sworn agreement not to bear arms against the United States government. also included are women's diaries, the bulk being the European travel journals of Sally Eugenia Brown, as well as family financial material such as account books and land documents, as well as stock certificates for a company named posthumously for Joseph E. Brown. The collectioin also contains printed matter, including clippings and a speech to the Georgia Assembly that son Joseph M. Brown gave as governor in 1912, and photographs of a few later relatives of the family.
 
  Identifier:   ms3630  
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10 Title:   Georgia State Militia order  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, Edwin Thomas, 1831-1867  
  Dates:   1864 November  
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The collection consists of an order, dated November 1864 [per official records], signed by Lt. Col. Edwin Thomas Jones of the Georgia State Militia addressed to the people of Lee County, Georgia stating that all men of the county are liable to militia duty under the call of Governor Joseph E. Brown and should join a company and be ready to march by next Sunday or Monday or be arrested. This call was to provide troops during the Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
 
  Identifier:   ms649  
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11 Title:   Brown family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown family  
  Dates:   1837-1930  
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The collection consists of papers of the Brown family from 1837-1930 including the Joseph E. Brown papers (1843-1883), the Joseph M. Brown papers (1860-1930), and the Julius L. Brown papers. The collection also includes miscellaneous materials mainly relating to Cora Brown and Joseph Grisham and an autograph collection apparently collected by Julius L. Brown which he either collected or selected from the Brown family papers. In some cases, a particular person is represented by a single item, while there are fourteen letters of Alexander H. Stephens to Joseph E. Brown discussing Reconstruction politics.
 
  Identifier:   ms785  
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12 Title:   Gazaway Bugg Lamar papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lamar, Gazaway Bugg, 1798-1874  
  Dates:   1822-1910  
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The collection consists of the personal and business papers of Gazaway Bugg Lamar from 1822-1910. The early records deal with Lamar's business dealings and include stock certificates, bills of sale for slaves, promissory notes, receipts, and correspondence. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence and documents relating to the case of Gazaway Bugg Lamar vs the United States of America concerning the Federal government's seizure of Lamar's assets after the Civil War.
 
  Identifier:   ms10  
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13 Title:   Board of Visitors appointment to the annual examination of Atlanta University  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Corson, H. C.  
  Dates:   1871 June 2  
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The collection consists of a document dated 2 June 1871 that appoints a board of visitors to attend the second annual examination of the Normal and Prepatory Departments of Atlanta University. It is signed by Rufus B. Bullock as governor of Georgia. Among those named as members of the board are Joseph E. Brown, John Livingston Hopkins, W.A. Hemphill, Dr. S.H. Stout, and J. I. Whitaker. The present document is a true copy by H.C. Courson, Secretary of the Executive Department.
 
  Identifier:   ms1409  
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14 Title:   Joseph E. and Elizabeth Grisham Brown papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Elizabeth Grisham, 1826-1897  
  Dates:   1847-1951  
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The collection consists of papers of the Joseph E. and Elizabeth Grisham Brown family of Cherokee County, Georgia from 1847-1951. The papers consists of correspondence, genealogical notes, photographs, and scrapbooks. The bulk of the correspondence (1866-1884), contains family letters to and from Joseph E. Brown; his wife, Elizabeth Grisham Brown; her parents Joseph Grisham and Mary L. Grisham; the Brown children, Mary V. Brown (Connally), Franklin Pierce Brown; and other relatives including uncle James Steele and cousin Mary E. Maxwell. The scrapbooks (46) contain a variety of materials including newsclippings and ephemera, some relating to Brown's political career, kept by various members of the Brown family.
 
  Identifier:   ms85  
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15 Title:   Rebecca Latimer Felton papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Felton, William H. (William Harrell), 1823-1909  
  Dates:   1851-1930  
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The collection consists of the papers of Rebecca Latimer Felton, from 1851 to 1930. The papers include correspondence, speeches, articles, and scrapbooks; all reflecting her lengthy public career as author, newspaper columnist, lecturer, as she actively pursued her interests in politics, religious issues, penal and temperance reform and women's political rights. The papers reflect her involvement in the World's Columbian Exposition (1890-1894), the Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta (1895), and as a delegate to the Progressive Republican Convention in Chicago (1912). Correspondents include readers of her articles and letters and those involved in Exposition matters. Other correspondents include General John B. Gordon, Alexander Hamilton Stephens, James Longstreet, William H. Hidell, Bertha Honore Palmer, Lafayette McLaws, Florence Williams Olmstead, President Rutherford B. Hayes, Georgia Governors A. H. Colquitt, Joseph Emerson Brown and William Yates Atkinson and family members, husband William H. Felton, son Howard Erwin Felton, and Charles and Eleanor Swift Latimer.
 
  Identifier:   ms81  
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