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1 Title:   Claude Matthews letter to Willliam D. Haidley  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Matthews, Claude, 1845-1898  
  Dates:   1895 March 20  
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The collection consists of one typewritten letter: dated March 20, 1895, "Mr. William D. Haidley, Clerk House of Representatives, Boston, Mass.," signed "Claude Matthews," regarding dedication of the Chickamauga National Military Park.
 
  Identifier:   ms2735  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   John Hamilton Skelton papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Skelton, John Hamilton, 1827-1893  
  Dates:   1879-1889  
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The collection consists of four letters: dated Washington D. C., April 20, 1880, "Dear J. H. Skelton," signed "Alexander H. Stephens," regarding Stephens' health and General Gordon; dated Washington D. C., May 12, 1880, "Col. John H. Skelton," signed "Alexander H. Stephens," regarding a book and Stephens' health; dated Atlanta, Georgia, September 17, 1889, "General Marcus J. Wright War Dept. Washington DC," regarding Col. J. H. Skelton; House of Representative, Atlanta, Georgia letterhead, dated September 25, 1889, "Dear Mollie," signed "J. H. Skelton. The collection also includes a photograph of A. H. Stephens taken in 1879 (copy).
 
  Identifier:   ms3590  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Governor Rufus Bullock letter to William Stewart  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bullock, Rufus B. (Rufus Brown), 1834-1907  
  Dates:   1871 January 30  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of one letter: dated Atlanta, Georgia, January 30, 1871, to William Stewart, U.S. Senator, from [Governor] Bullock. Bullock thanks Stewart for his report on "our senatorial question" and calls him a "true friend."
 
  Identifier:   ms3147  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Julius Edel collection of signatures  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Edel, Julius  
  Dates:   1909-1967  
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The collection consists of one scrapbook containing letters, most typed on letterheads, from legislators, United States presidents, congressional representatives, and businesspersons. Letters are addressed to Mr. Sigo Myers, Mr. W.C. Poillon, Mr. Julius Edel, Ken Edel, and Mr. Herman M. Edel. Correspondents include Bernard M. Baruch, chair of the Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense; Herbert Hoover; William J. Harris; Alfred E. Smith; Franklin D. Roosevelt; James A. McDivitt and Edward H. White II, NASA Astronauts; and Richard B. Russell.
 
  Identifier:   ms3420  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Joshua Hill letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hill, Joshua, 1812-1891  
  Dates:   1860 February 5  
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This collection contains a letter from Congressman Joshua Hill to an unknown judge in Georgia laying out the ideology of the short-lived conservative Constitutional Union Party. The letter criticises Republican and Democratic views, and refernces the John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia.
 
  Identifier:   ms4229  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   George Walton letter to his son  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Walton, George, 1749 or 50-1804  
  Dates:   1801 July 31  
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This collection contains a letter written by George Walton to his son George Walton, Jr. on July 31, 1801 from his home at Meadow-Garden in Augusta, Georgia. It contains a reference to his role as part of a committee in the selection of land and in contracting builders for the future University of Georgia to be located in Jackson County.
 
  Identifier:   ms4239  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Frederick A. Blossom letter to Jeannette Rankin  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Blossom, F. A. (Frederick Augustus), 1878-1974  
  Dates:   1917 April 13  
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This collection contains a letter from Dr. Frederick A. Blossom, president of the Birth Control League of New York, to Representative Jeannette Rankin expressing his appreciation for her work regarding her resistance to the war.
 
  Identifier:   ms4322  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   De Renne Confederate States of America collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Alexander, Edward Porter, 1835-1910  
  Dates:   1844-1915  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of miscellaneous correspondences and photographs collected by the De Renne family that pertain to a variety of individuals who were active participants in the cause of the Confederacy. The collection includes some correspondence written during the civil war, but the majority is letters of reminiscence and anecdotes from the post-war period. Correspondences are from: Edward Porter Alexander, William J. Hardee, Benjamin Harvey Hill, James Longstreet, Alexander Hamilton Stephens, and Robert Toombs.
 
  Identifier:   ms1135  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   William C. Dawson letter to James A. Waller  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dawson, William C. (William Crosby), 1798-1856  
  Dates:   1854 December 18  
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The collection consists of a letter dated Washington City, December 18, 1854, to James A. Waller, signed "W.C. Dawson", concerning a letter that Dawson wrote to the Secretary of the Navy. In 1854 Dawson had just finished a term as Senator and was the President of the Southern Commercial Conventions.
 
  Identifier:   ms2610  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   Jabez Jackson letter to Messrs. Blair and Rives  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jackson, Jabez Young, 1790-  
  Dates:   1837 January 17  
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The collection consists of one letter dated Philadelphia, January 17, 1837, to Messrs. Blair and Rives, signed "Jabez Jackson of Georgia." Jackson sent the letter from a Philadelphian hotel where he was resting due to an illness that "keeps me from my seat in the house." In the letter he requests Blair and Rives to send the "Daily Globe" to the hotel landlord, Mr. John Sturdivant.
 
  Identifier:   ms2613  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   Letters to Joseph Emerson Brown  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894  
  Dates:   1885 January 8-April 2  
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The collection consists of letters written to Joseph Emerson Brown in 1885 while he was a senator in Washington, D. C. Most of the correspondents are asking Brown for a recommendation for a job for themselves or for others. Jobs mentioned include U. S. Marshal, Surveyor of Customs, Deputy Revenue Collector, and Postmaster. Correspondents include Augustus R. Wright, Henry H. Tucker, and James Buchanan Eads.
 
  Identifier:   ms3163  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   Continental Congress collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   United States. Continental Congress  
  Dates:   1773-1798  
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The collection consists of eight Georgia-related Continental Congress documents. Documents include: a document signed by Noble W. Jones and Joseph Clay, a printed certificate for the "sum of twenty-shillings, being issued for the purposes mentioned in an Act entitled 'An Act for granting to his Majesty the sum of Four Thousand Two Hundred and Ninety-nine Pounds,'" dated "Georgia, 1773"; a certificate for bounty of land, signed by General Samuel Elbert, March 15, 1785; document signed by Benjamin Andrew, Savannah, June 22, 1785; a document on commercial matters including the sale of salt, signed by Joseph Clay, Savannah, March 4, 1773; letter regarding the appointment of Tax Collector for Chatham County, signed by W. Gibbons, Joseph Clay, and US Senator George Jones, Savannah, March 12 [14], 1798; two receipts signed by William C. Houston, April 15, 1786, on verso of a bill for legal fees; and a bill for boat hire for the "use of the detachments doing duty on the Skidoway & Hoseba islands," signed by Joseph Wood, on verso of a bill rendered to Georgia by James DeVeaux, January 19, 1777.
 
  Identifier:   ms3315  
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13 Title:   Evans-Stephens papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1827-1971  
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The collection consists of the papers of Clement Anselm Evans, diaries and letters to his wife Allie (Mary Allen Walton), which record his role in the Civil War, and typescripts of the book "Intrepid Warrior," which is the published version of these papers. Intrepid Warrior was compiled and edited by Robert Grier Stephens, Jr., grandson of Clement A. Evans. Also in this collection is an 1865 letter from Abraham Lincoln and 2 cartes-de-visite, all pertaining to Alexander H. Stephens, who was also an ancestor of Robert Stephens.
 
  Identifier:   ms2946  
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14 Title:   Telepost Telegraph Company bill  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bacon, Augustus Octavius, 1839-1914  
  Dates:   1910  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of 27 letters from various Georgia congressmen and senators to their constituents regarding the Telepost Company Bill of 1910.
 
  Identifier:   ms604  
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15 Title:   Charles W. Hubner papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hubner, Charles W. (Charles William), 1835-1929  
  Dates:   1835-1929  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and other information pertaining to Charles W. Hubner. Hubner's correspondents in this collection include Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Oliver Wendell Holmes, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Alexander Stephens.
 
  Identifier:   ms1985  
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16 Title:   Joseph Mackey Brown papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Watson, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1856-1922  
  Dates:   1843-1926  
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The collection consists of personal and business correspondence, legal papers, writings, letterbooks, and other miscellaneous items. The bulk of this material deals with family lawsuits concerning the estates of Joseph E. Brown (father of Joseph M.) and Julius L. Brown (brother of Joseph M.). Box 1 includes letters written by Joseph M. Brown (1909-1926, mainly drafts and typescripts) Theodore Roosevelt, Hoke Smith,S. V. Sanfor, and Thomas Watson. Also in this box are a few of Brown's writings on military history of the Civil War, as well as his views on labor unions. Box 2 consists of legal documents and correspondence to and from other people, including other Brown family members. Boxes 3 and 4 contain letterbooks of Julius L. Brown and cover the periods 1894-1895 and 1908-1910.
 
  Identifier:   ms27a  
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