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Godfrey Barnsley family papers

Godfrey Barnsley family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Godfrey Barnsley family papers
Creator: Barnsley, Godfrey
Creator: Barnsley family
Inclusive Dates: 1806-1903
Bulk Dates: 1828-1873
Language: English
Extent: 12.5 Linear Feet (31 document boxes, 1 oversized folder A)
Collection Number: ms1737
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Godfrey Barnsley (1805-1873), Savannah cotton merchant, born in Derbyshire, England. Married Julia Henrietta Scarborough in 1828, they had eight children and resided at Woodlands in Bartow County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Godfrey Barnsley and the Barnsley family from 1806-1903. The papers consist mainly of correspondence, letter books, and financial records. The correspondence (bulk 1828-1873) and letter books (1837-1873, with gaps) pertain to personal and business matters relating to Barnsley's occupation as a cotton factor and merchant. Correspondents include Barnsley's business partners John Day, William D. Duncan, John R. Gardner, Edmund M. Sager, and James Sager and family members including his wife Julia Scarborough Barnsley, his uncle George Barnsley of Liverpool, and his children. Many of the family letters were written from Woodlands Plantation in Bartow County, Georgia to Barnsley while he attended to business in Savannah (Ga.), Mobile (Ala.), and New Orleans (La.) and discuss family and plantation matters. Some of the correspondence relates to his position with the Port of Savannah as vice consul and interim of the Netherlands and vice consul for the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. The collection also contains transcripts of much of the correspondence.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged into 6 series by record type: Series 1. Genealogy and Correspondence; Series 2. Letterbooks; Series 3. Typescripts; Series 4. General Papers; Series 5. Transcripts (duplicates); and Series 6. Oversized Materials.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Godfrey Barnsley family papers, MS 1737. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 June 17.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Bartow County (Ga.)
Commission merchants -- Georgia.
Cotton trade -- Georgia.
Day, John
Duncan, William D.
Gardner, John R.
Georgia -- Social life and customs.
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Letter books.
Mobile (Ala.)
Netherlands -- Foreign relations -- United States.
New Orleans (La.)
Plantation life -- Georgia.
Sager, Edmund M.
Sager, James
Savannah (Ga.)
Woodlands Plantation (Bartow County, Ga.)

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials located in other repositories: Godfrey Barnsley papers, Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Special Collections Department.

Related collections in this repository: B.F.A. Saylor papers.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Genealogy and Correspondence

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11Genealogy
12Correspondence, 1806
13Correspondence, 1828
14Correspondence, 1829
15Correspondence, 1830
16Correspondence, 1833
17Correspondence, 1834
18Correspondence, 1835 January
19Correspondence, 1835 March
110Correspondence, 1835 April
111Correspondence, 1835 May
112Correspondence, 1835 June
113Correspondence, 1835 August
114Correspondence, 1835 October
115Correspondence, 1835 November
116Correspondence, 1835 December
117Correspondence, 1836 January
118Correspondence, 1836 February
119Correspondence, 1836 April
120Correspondence, 1836 August
121Correspondence, 1836 October
122Correspondence, 1836 November
123Correspondence, 1836 December
124Correspondence, 1836 September-1837 February
125Correspondence, 1837 January
126Correspondence, 1837 February
127Correspondence, 1837 February-1837 March
128Correspondence, 1837 March
129Correspondence, 1837 July
130Correspondence, 1837 August
131Correspondence, 1837 September
132Correspondence, 1837 November
133Correspondence, 1837 December
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21Correspondence, 1838 January
22Correspondence, 1838 February
23Correspondence, 1838 March
24Correspondence, 1838 July
25Correspondence, 1838 August
26Correspondence, 1838 September
27Correspondence, 1838 October
28Correspondence, 1839 February
29Correspondence, 1839 March
210Correspondence, 1839 June
211Correspondence, 1839 August
212Correspondence, 1839 September
213Correspondence, 1839 November
214Correspondence, 1840
215Correspondence, 1841
216Correspondence, 1842
217Correspondence, 1843 January
218Correspondence, 1843 March
219Correspondence, 1843 August
220Correspondence, 1843 September
221Correspondence, 1843 October
222Correspondence, 1843 December
223Correspondence, 1844
224Correspondence, 1845
225Correspondence, 1846
226Correspondence, 1847
227Correspondence, 1848
228Correspondence, 1850
229Correspondence, 1851
230Correspondence, 1852
231Correspondence, 1853
232Correspondence, 1854
233Correspondence, 1855
234Correspondence, 1856
235Correspondence, 1857 January
236Correspondence, 1857 May
237Correspondence, 1857 June
238Correspondence, 1857 July
239Correspondence, 1857 September
240Correspondence, 1857 October
241Correspondence, 1857 December
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31Correspondence, 1858 January
32Correspondence, 1858 February
33Correspondence, 1858 March
34Correspondence, 1858 April
35Correspondence, 1858 May
36Correspondence, 1858 August
37Correspondence, 1858 December
38Correspondence, 1859
39Correspondence, 1860 January
310Correspondence, 1860 February
311Correspondence, 1860 March
312Correspondence, 1860 April
313Correspondence, 1860 May
314Correspondence, 1860 June
315Correspondence, 1860 July
316Correspondence, 1860 August
317Correspondence, 1860 September
318Correspondence, 1860 October
319Correspondence, 1860 November
320Correspondence, 1860 December
321Correspondence, 1861 January
322Correspondence, 1861 February
323Correspondence, 1861 March
324Correspondence, 1861 April
325Correspondence, 1861 May
326Correspondence, 1861 June
327Correspondence, 1861 July
328Correspondence, 1861 August
329Correspondence, 1861 September
330Correspondence, 1861 October
331Correspondence, 1861 November
332Correspondence, 1861 December
333Correspondence, 1862 January
334Correspondence, 1862 February
335Correspondence, 1862 March
336Correspondence, 1862 April
337Correspondence, 1862 May
338Correspondence, 1862 June
339Correspondence, 1862 July
340Correspondence, 1862 August
341Correspondence, 1862 September
342Correspondence, 1862 October
343Correspondence, 1862 November
344Correspondence, 1862 December
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41Correspondence, 1863
42Correspondence, 1864
43Correspondence, 1865 January
44Correspondence, 1865 February
45Correspondence, 1865 March
46Correspondence, 1865 April
47Correspondence, 1865 June
48Correspondence, 1865 July
49Correspondence, 1865 September
410Correspondence, 1865 October
411Correspondence, 1865 November
412Correspondence, 1865 December
413Correspondence, 1866 January
414Correspondence, 1866 February
415Correspondence, 1866 March
416Correspondence, 1866 April
417Correspondence, 1866 May
418Correspondence, 1866 June
419Correspondence, 1866 July
420Correspondence, 1866 August
421Correspondence, 1866 September
422Correspondence, 1866 October
423Correspondence, 1866 November
424Correspondence, 1866 December
425Correspondence, 1867 January
426Correspondence, 1867 February
427Correspondence, 1867 March
428Correspondence, 1867 April
429Correspondence, 1867 May
430Correspondence, 1867 June
431Correspondence, 1867 July
432Correspondence, 1867-August
433Correspondence, 1867 September
434Correspondence, 1867 October
435Correspondence, 1867 November
436Correspondence, 1867 December
437Correspondence, 1868 January
438Correspondence, 1868 February
439Correspondence, 1868 March
440Correspondence, 1868 April
441Correspondence, 1868 May
442Correspondence, 1868 June
443Correspondence, 1868 July
444Correspondence, 1868 August
445Correspondence, 1868 September
446Correspondence, 1868 October
447Correspondence, 1868 November
448Correspondence, 1868 December
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51Correspondence, 1869 January
52Correspondence, 1869 February
53Correspondence, 1869 March
54Correspondence, 1869 April
55Correspondence, 1869 May
56Correspondence, 1869 June
57Correspondence, 1869 July
58Correspondence, 1869 August
59Correspondence, 1869 September
510Correspondence, 1869 October
511Correspondence, 1869 November
512Correspondence, 1869 December
513Correspondence, 1870 January
514Correspondence, 1870 February
515Correspondence, 1870 March
516Correspondence, 1870 April
517Correspondence, 1870 May
518Correspondence, 1870 June
519Correspondence, 1870 July
520Correspondence, 1870 November
521Correspondence, 1870 December
522Correspondence, 1871 January
523Correspondence, 1871 February
524Correspondence, 1871 March
525Correspondence, 1871 April
526Correspondence, 1871 May
527Correspondence, 1871 June
528Correspondence, 1871 July
529Correspondence, 1871 November
530CorrespondenceCorrespondence, 1871 December
531CorrespondenceCorrespondence, 1872 January
532Correspondence, 1872 February
533Correspondence, 1872 March
534Correspondence, 1872 April
535Correspondence, 1872 May
536Correspondence, 1872 June
537Correspondence, 1872 July
538Correspondence, 1872 August
539Correspondence Correspondence, 1872 September
540Correspondence Correspondence, 1872 November
541Correspondence, 1872 December
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61Correspondence, 1873
62Correspondence, 1874
63Correspondence, 1878
64Correspondence, 1880
65Correspondence, 1881
66Correspondence, 1882
67Correspondence, 1884
68Correspondence, 1885
69Correspondence, 1886
610Correspondence, 1887
611Correspondence, 1888
612Correspondence, 1889
613Correspondence, 1890
614Correspondence, 1891
615Correspondence, 1892
616Correspondence, 1895
617Correspondence, 1898
618Correspondence, 1899
619Correspondence, 1901
620Correspondence, 1903
621Correspondence, Undated
622Correspondence Fragments
 

Letterbooks

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71Letterbook, 1837-1846
72Letterbook, 1845-1853
73Letterbook, 1847-1849
74Letterbook, 1850-1852
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81Letterbook, 1853-1855 (May)
82Letterbook, 1855 (June)-1857
83Letterbook, 1855-1858
84Letterbook, 1858-1860
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91Letterbook, 1860-1862
92Letterbook, 1866-1867
93Letterbook, 1867-1869
94Letterbook, 1872-1873
 

Typescripts

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101Typescripts, 1822
102Typescripts, 1828
103Typescripts, 1829
104Typescripts, 1832
105Typescripts, 1834
106Typescripts, 1835
107Typescripts, 1836
108Typescripts, 1837
109Typescripts, 1838
1010Typescripts, 1839
1011Typescripts, 1840
1012Typescripts, 1841
1013Typescripts, 1842
1014Typescripts, 1843
1015Typescripts, 1844
1016Typescripts, 1845
1017Typescripts, 1846
1018Typescripts, 1847
1019Typescripts, 1848
1020Typescripts, 1849
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111Typescripts, 1850
112Typescripts, 1851
113Typescripts, 1852
114Typescripts, 1853
115Typescripts, 1854
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121Typescripts, 1855
122Typescripts, 1856
123Typescripts, 1857
124Typescripts, 1858
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131Typescripts, 1859
132Typescripts, 1860
133Typescripts, 1861
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141Typescripts, 1862
142Typescripts, 1863
143Typescripts, 1864
144Typescripts, 1865
145Typescripts, 1866
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151Typescripts, 1867
152Typescripts, 1868
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161Typescripts, 1869
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171Typescripts, 1870
172Typescripts, 1871
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181Typescripts, 1872
182Typescripts, 1873
183Typescripts, 1874
184Typescripts, 1875
185Typescripts, 1876
186Typescripts, 1877
187Typescripts, 1878
188Typescripts, 1879
189Typescripts, 1880
1810Typescripts, 1881
1811Typescripts, 1882
1812Typescripts, 1883
1813Typescripts, 1884
1814Typescripts, 1885
1815Typescripts, 1886
1816Typescripts, 1887
1817Typescripts, 1889
1818Typescripts, 1891
1819Typescripts, 1896
1820Typescripts, 1898
1821Typescripts, 1899
1822Typescripts, Undated
 

General Papers



Cards-Cotton

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191Cards
192Clippings
193Consular Papers
194Cotton



Documents

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195Documents, 1805
196Documents, 1826
197Documents, 1827
198Documents, 1828
199Documents, 1831
1910Documents, 1832
1911Documents, 1833
1912Documents, 1834
1913Documents, 1835
1914Documents, 1836
1915Documents, 1837
1916Documents, 1838
1917Documents, 1839
1918Documents, 1840
1919Documents, 1843
1920Documents, 1845
1921Documents, 1846
1922Documents, 1850
1923Documents, 1852
1924Documents, 1857
1925Documents, 1859
1926Documents, 1863
1927Documents, 1864
1928Documents, 1866
1929Documents, 1872
1930Documents, 1885
1931Documents, Undated
1932Empty Envelopes



Receipts

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225Receipts, 1828
226Receipts, 1830
227Receipts, 1832
228Receipts, 1833
229Receipts, 1834
2210Receipts, 1835
2211Receipts, 1836
2212Receipts, 1837
2213Receipts, 1839
2214Receipts, 1840
2215Receipts, 1841
2216Receipts, 1842
2217Receipts, 1843
2218Receipts, 1844
2219Receipts, 1845
2220Receipts, 1846
2221Receipts, 1847
2222Receipts, 1849
2223Receipts, 1856
2224Receipts, 1857
2225Receipts, 1860
2226Receipts, 1861
2227Receipts, 1862
2228Receipts, 1863
2229Receipts, 1864
2230Receipts, 1866
2231Receipts, 1867
2232Receipts, 1868
2233Receipts, 1869
2234Receipts, 1872
2235Receipts, 1873
2236Receipts, 1878
2237Receipts, 1880
2238Receipts, 1887
2239Receipts, 1888
2240Receipts, Undated



Financial Material

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201Financial Material, 1882
202Financial Material, 1832
203Financial Material, 1834
204Financial Material, 1835
205Financial Material, 1836
206Financial Material, 1837
207Financial Material, 1838
208Financial Material, 1839
209Financial Material, 1840
2010Financial Material, 1841
2011Financial Material, 1844
2012Financial Material, 1845
2013Financial Material, 1852
2014Financial Material, 1853
2015Financial Material, 1854
2016Financial Material, 1855
2017Financial Material, 1856
2018Financial Material, 1857
2019Financial Material, 1858
2020Financial Material, 1859
2021Financial Material, 1860
2022Financial Material, 1861
2023Financial Material, 1863
2024Financial Material, 1864
2025Financial Material, 1869
2026Financial Material, 1874
2027Financial Material, Undated



Ledgers & Miscellaneous

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211Ledger, 1867
212Ledger, 1860-1874
213Ledger, 1869-1874
214Ledger
215Ledger
216Miscellaneous
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221Passport
222Photographs
223Pictures
224Printed Material



Miscellaneous

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2241Report Cards
2242Scarborough House (Vouchers for repair work), 1835-1839
2243Shipping Papers
2244Slaves-Bills of Sale, Miscellaneous
2245Time Schedules
 

Transcripts (Duplicates)

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231-26Transcripts (Duplicates)
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241-22Transcripts (Duplicates)
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251-32Transcripts (Duplicates)
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261-40Transcripts (Duplicates)
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271-38Transcripts (Duplicates)
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281-38Transcripts (Duplicates)
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291-20Transcripts (Duplicates)
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301-26Transcripts (Duplicates)
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311-8Transcripts (Duplicates)
 

Oversized materials

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1AHeirloom picture and Certifications of Authenticity