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1 Title:   Map of the city of Savannah  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hogg, John B.  
  Dates:   1868  
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New York : Ferd Mayer & Co. Lithographers, [1868?]; corrected to July 1868, corporate limits 1854; Includes Savannah River soundings; "The soundings are taken from the Coast Surveys 1865-66. The depth of water has been naturally increased since, by the operation of the Dredge Boat"
 
  Identifier:   hmap1868h62  
  Repository:   Hargrett Map Collection  
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2 Title:   Map of portion of Bonaventure cemetery  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   circa 1869  
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Possibly reduced from Postell's Plan of Evergreen Cemetery at Bonaventure & showing divisions A-H. Manuscript notations by Wymberley Jones DeRenne with info on plots E 49 & 50 William Butler Esq., D16 George Wymberley Jones DeRenne (my father), nos 215, 214, 213 Wymberley Jones DeRenne, J1 Noble Jones (Father of Noble Wymberley Jones), J2 Noble Wymberley Jones (Father of George Jones), George Jones (my Grandfather/father of G. W. J. DeRenne), Letitia Jones
 
  Identifier:   hmap1869b6  
  Repository:   Hargrett Map Collection  
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3 Title:   Plan of the Evergreen Cemetery at Bonaventure  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Postell, John  
  Dates:   circa 1869  
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New York : Endicott & Co.
 
  Identifier:   hmap1869p6  
  Repository:   Hargrett Map Collection  
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4 Title:   Plan of the siege of Savannah, and the defeat of the French and rebels on the 9th Octr. 1779 by his majesty's forces under the command of Major General Augustin Prevost [reproduction]  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wilson, John  
  Dates:   undated  
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note From: Charts of the coast and harbors of New England from surveys taken by Sam Holland...for the use of the royal navy of Great Britain by J F W Des Barres. nar fol. [London, 1780 no. 16]/; Phillips, List of Maps of America, p.785; De Renne 1220; Publication: [London] : s.n.
 
  Identifier:   hmap1779w5  
  Repository:   Hargrett Map Collection  
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5 Title:   Robert Rushmore collection of Savannah postcards  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Rushmore, Robert  
  Dates:   1900s  
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The collection consists of 105 postcards depicting various buildings, streets, and landmarks in and around Savannah, Georgia. Most of these postcards date from the early 20th century and were collected from second-hand bookstores and book fairs.
 
  Identifier:   ms3860  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Eric Johnson Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnson, Eric, 1953-  
  Dates:   1979-2012  
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Eric Johnson served as State Senator from Georgia's 1st district (1994-2009). The papers document his legislative activities and political campaigns.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/245/EJ  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   James L. Pannell Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Pannell, James L.  
  Dates:   1985-1990s  
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James L. Pannell served as a state representative from Georgia's 122nd District from 1985 to 1990. His papers include correspondence, bills and resolutions and legislative research files.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/307/JLP  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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8 Title:   A new and accurate map of the chief parts of South Carolina and Georgia, from the best authorities  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bew, John, d. 1793  
  Dates:   1780  
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note Alternate title: New and accurate map of the chief parts of South Carolina and Georgia, from the best authorities; From: The Political Magazine. Vol. I. London, June, 1780, to face p. 454.; DeRenne, 1222.; Publication: London : J. Bew Includes the coast from Tybee Island to Georgetown, rivers, inlets, precincts and parishes, and roads.
 
  Identifier:   hmap1780n4  
  Repository:   Hargrett Map Collection  
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9 Title:   John Y. Noel letter to the Chief Magistrate of New York City  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Noel, John Y. (John Young), 1762-1817  
  Dates:   1796 November 29  
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The collection consists of a letter from John Y. Noel, Mayor of Savannah, Georgia, dated November 29, 1796, to the Chief Magistrate of New York City. The letter asks for assistance because of a great fire which broke out on September 26 and provides details as to the extent of the fire and its devastating effect. Also includes a newspaper account of the fire reprinted from the Columbian Museum on November 29, 1796.
 
  Identifier:   ms1043  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   Young Men's Debating Club records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Young Men's Debating Club (Savannah, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1835-1836  
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The collection consists of records of the Young Men's Debating Club in Savannah, Georgia from 1835 to 1836. Includes preamble and bylaws, list of members, minutes from December 1835 to January 1836, and treasurer accounts.
 
  Identifier:   ms1045  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   Noble Jones family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, Noble Wimberly, 1723-1805  
  Dates:   1754-1838  
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The collection consists of papers of the Noble Jones family of Savannah, Georgia from 1754-1838. Bound in a volume, the papers contain legal instruments including wills and indentures, business records, sales and dispensations of enslaved people, and correspondence documenting land transactions, legal matters, political matters, and family concerns. The materials document three generations of the Jones family including Noble Jones, Noble Wymberly Jones, and George Jones. The last will and Testament of Noble Jones includes the bequest of Wormslow [Wormsloe] and enslaved people.
 
  Identifier:   ms1127  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   Aaron Barlow letters to Daniel Barlow  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barlow, Aaron, active 1803  
  Dates:   1803-1804  
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The collection consists of letters Aaron Barlow wrote to his brother Daniel Barlow. He wrote of Savannah that it is "tolerable in this season... disagreeable in summer" when a great many Yankees go northward. He comments that it is very seldom to see a white man carry anything; they pay an African American to carry everything.
 
  Identifier:   ms3446  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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13 Title:   John A. Stevenson letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stevenson, John A.  
  Dates:   1875-1890  
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The collection consists of a letter, dated March 17, 1875, written by John A. Stevenson in Savannah, Georgia to a relative in Pennsylvania. He recounts the events of his life since leaving Philadelphia in 1840, including his move to Charleston, South Carolina, where he married, to Savannah, where he became a slave trader. Accompanying the letter is a note from H. H. DeLeon from Charleston, SC, June 10, 1890, concerning property he purchased at auction.
 
  Identifier:   ms3810  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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14 Title:   Daniel D. Barrows letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barrows, Daniel D.  
  Dates:   1865 May 15  
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Letter written by Union soldier in Savannah that describes the city as being "overrun with Rebel paroled prisoners," who are forced to give up the Confederate uniforms. Barrows describes the city and his stay with a Peck family.
 
  Identifier:   ms4093  
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15 Title:   United States Ex-slave Owners Registration Bureau form letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   circa 1890s  
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This collection contains a form letter from the fradulent United States Ex-slave Owners Registration Bureau assuring former slave owners that by paying a fee, the bureau would register the number of slaves they lost at the time of the Emancipation Proclaimation so that they could be compensated.
 
  Identifier:   ms4289  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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16 Title:   Alexander Augustus Smets will and codicil (photocopy)  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smets, A. A. (Alexander A.)  
  Dates:   1853, 1862  
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The collection consists of photocopies of the will and codicil of Alexander Augustus Smets (dated 1853 and 1862).
 
  Identifier:   ms981  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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17 Title:   Mell Traylor Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Traylor, Mell Randolph, 1949-  
  Dates:   1960-2000  
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The Mell Traylor Papers documents the career of the former State Senator who served two terms from 1974 to 1978. At the age of 25, Traylor became the youngest Georgia to get elected to the State Senate in 1974. This collection includes papers which document Traylor's involvement with politics as a high school student when he was a summer intern for Herman E. Talmadge to his involvement with the Young Democrats at the University of Georgia. Other papers in this collection include campaign material from his 1974 bid for the Senate, correspondence, reports, photographs, and state government publications.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/160/MT  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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18 Title:   Reverend Samuel Frink sermons  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Frink, Samuel, 1735-1771  
  Dates:   1767-1771  
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The collection consists of a manuscript volume containing seven sermons, probably in the hand of Reverend Samuel Frink, while rector of Christ Church, Savannah, Georgia from 1767-1771.
 
  Identifier:   ms1040  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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19 Title:   Dr. William Duncan papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Duncan, William  
  Dates:   1861-1873  
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The collection consists of correspondence, military appointments, receipts, orders of Dr. William Duncan relating to his service in the 10th Georgia Infantry Regiment in Virginia (1861-1862) and later as a surgeon in the Savannah area. Of particular interest is a list of medicines and hospital stores received at Thunderbolt Battery, Dr. Duncan's Oath of Pardon, and a request for travel to Europe in 1865. Other items included in the collection are notes and orders signed by T. J. Charlton or George P. Harrison, Jr. and one letter from Michael L. Cass.
 
  Identifier:   ms1056  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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20 Title:   A. A. Echols letter to Governor Emory Washburn  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Echols, A. A.  
  Dates:   1860 November 12  
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The collection consists of a letter from A. A. Echols, dated November 12, 1860 from Savannah, Georgia, to Emory Washburn, former governor of Massachusetts. This lengthy letter, prompted by Lincoln's election six days earlier, expresses early Southern reaction to that election, Civil War causes, and the Southern course of action. Echols, apparently a long-time friend of Washburn, mildly criticizes him for joining the Republican Party, predicts that the effect of Lincoln's election will be peaceful secession, and proposes some commercial realignments between the North and South.
 
  Identifier:   ms1151  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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