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Zachariah Lamar papers

Zachariah Lamar papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Zachariah Lamar papers
Creator: Lamar, Zachariah, 1767-1834
Inclusive Dates: 1814-1858
Language: English
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (50 folders)
Collection Number: ms1341
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Zachariah Lamar (1767-1834) was a plantation owner and cotton farmer in Baldwin County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Zachariah Lamar, 1814-1858. Mainly pertaining to his business interests and plantation in Baldwin County, Georgia, the collection includes correspondence, plantation records, cotton records and sales, receipts, land bonds, and tuition records for Scottsboro Academy (Baldwin County, Georgia) and C. P. Beman's school at Mt. Zion (Hancock County, Georgia).

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged (primarily) in chronological order.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Zachariah Lamar papers, ms 1341. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Baldwin County (Ga.)
Business records.
Cotton farmers -- Georgia.
Cotton trade -- Georgia.
Farm management -- Georgia.
Plantation life -- Georgia.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Cobb/Irwin/Lamar family papers.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Receipt, 10 January 1814
 
12Letter, 6 August 1821
 
13Letter, 11 May 1824
 
14Letter, 14 May 1824
 
15Letter, 7 June 1824
 
16Receipt, 1 July 1824
 
17Letter, 9 July 1824
 
18Letter, 23 September 1824
 
19Receipt, 27 June 1826
 
110Letter, 12 March 1827
 
111Receipt, 4 May 1827
 
112Receipt, 1827
 
113Receipt, 19 February 1828
 
114Court document, 7 February 1828
 
115Receipt, 28 February 1828
 
116Receipt, 7 April 1828
 
117Receipt, 1828
 
118Receipts (1 document), 25 July 1828 / 24 August 1826
 
119I. O. U., 17 September 1828
 
120Letter, 12 December 1828
 
121Receipt, 13 December 1828
 
122Receipt, 19 December 1828
 
123Receipt, 23 December 1828
 
124Receipt, 24 December 1828
 
125Receipt, 28 December 1828
 
126Receipt, 1828
 
127Receipt, 1 January 1829
 
128Receipt, 26 January 1829
 
129Receipt, 19 December 1829
 
130Receipt, 2 February 1830
 
131Letter/Bill of sales, 12 November 1831
 
132Letter/Bill of sales, 6 January 1832
 
133Receipt, 17 January 1832
 
134Receipt, 3 February 1832
 
135Receipt, 11 May 1832
 
136Receipt, 11 September 1832
 
137Receipt, 14 September 1832
 
138Receipt, 20 November 1832
 
139Receipt, 29 October 1832
 
140Receipt, 3 December 1832
 
141Receipt, 24 December 1832
 
142Receipt, 4 January 1833
 
143Receipt, 23 January 1833
 
144Receipt, 24 January 1833
 
145Receipt, 25 January 1833
 
146Receipt, 1 February 1833
 
147Receipt, 16 March 1833
 
148Letter, 15 May 1849
 
149Letter, 9 May 1858
 
150Documents, Undated