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Brooks-Estes-Taylor papers

Brooks-Estes-Taylor papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Brooks-Estes-Taylor papers
Creator: Brooks family
Inclusive Dates: 1827-1954
Language: English
Extent: 22.3 Linear Feet 44 document boxes, 3 oversized folders
Collection Number: ms2533
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

Brooks-Estes papers center around Walker Brooks, of Penfield, Ga., and his wife, Harriet (Estes) Brooks, including personal correspondence from family and friends, and business correspondence regarding Brooks's plantation in Barnwell County, South Carolina. Papers of John Taylor chiefly relate to his law practice in Summerville, Georgia, and includes Chattooga County, Ga., court documents and records, and printed material, chiefly relating to education and law.


Administrative Information

Custodial History

Placed on deposit, 1987 and purchased 1988.

Preferred Citation

Brooks-Estes-Taylor papers, ms2533, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 September 11.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Brooks, Harriet Estes
Brooks, Walker
Cotton -- Prices.
Cotton trade -- South Carolina.
County courts -- Georgia.
Courts -- Georgia.
Courts -- United States.
Education.
Estes family
Family papers.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Claims.
Law.
Lawyers -- Georgia -- Summerville.
Plantation owners -- Georgia.
Plantations -- South Carolina.
Practice of law -- Georgia.
Taylor, John, of Summerville, Ga.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Claims.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Brooks Business Correspondence

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111827
121836
131840
141842
151843
161845
171846
181847
191848
1101849
1111850
1121851
1131852
1141853
1151854
1161855
1171856
1181857
1191858 January-June
1201858 July-September
1211858 October-December
1221859 January-February
1231859 March-April
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211859 June-August
221859 September-December
231860 January-February
241860 March-April
251860 May
261860 July-December
271861 January-February
281861 March-May
291861 June-December
2101862
2111863
2121864
2131865
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311866
321867
331868 February-June
341868 July-December
351869 January-March
361869 April-June
371869 July-September
381869 October-December
391870 January-March
3101870 April-May
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411870 June-August
421870 September-December
431871 January-March
441871 April-June
451871 July-September
461871 October-December
471872 January-March
481872 April-May
491872 June-July
4101872 August-September
4111872 October-December
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511873 January-June
521873 July-December
531874 January-March
541874 April-December
551875
561876 January-July
571876 August-December
581877
591878
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611879
621870-1879
631880 January-August
641881
651882
661883
671884
681885
691887
610Undated correspondence
 

2. Taylor Business and Legal Correspondence

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711855
721856
731858 February-June
741858 July-December
751859 January-May
761859 June-July
771859 August-December
781860 January-June
791860 July-December
7101861
7111862
7121867
7131868
7141869 February-July
7151869 September-December
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811870 January-July
821870 August-December
831871 January-June
841871 July-September
851871 October-December
861872 January-April
871872 May-July
881872 August-December
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911873 January-June
921873 July-September
931873 October-December
941874 January-June
951874 July-December
961875 February-April
971875 May-October
981875 November-December
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1011876 January-July
1021876 August-December
1031877 January-March
1041877 April-May
1051877 June-July
1061877 August-December
1071878 January-July
1081878 August-October
1091878 November-December
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1111879 January-March
1121879 April-June
1131879 July
1141879 August-December
1151870-1879
1161880
1171881
1181882
1191883
11101884
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1211885 January-March
1221885 April-June
1231885 July-December
1241886 January-May
1251886 June-December
1261887 January-June
1271887 July-December
1281888 January-April
1291888 May-December
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1311889 January-October
1321889 November-December
1331890 January-June
1341890 July-December
1351891
1361892
1371893 January-June
1381893 July-December
1391894
13101895
13111898
13121899
13131800-1899
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1411905
1421908
1431909
1441910
1451912
1461913
1471914
1481915 January-June
1491915 July-September
14101915 October-December
14111916 January-March
14121916 April-June
14131916 July-September
14141916 October
14151916 November-December
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1511917 January-February
1521917 March-April
1531917 May-October
1541918
1551920
1561922
1571931
1581941
1591954
1510Undated correspondence
1511Correspondence & Addressee
1511Unidentified
 

3. Brooks-Estes Personal Correspondence

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1611836
1621839
1631840
1641841
1651842
1661843
1671844
1681845
1691846
16101847
16111848
16121849
16131850
16141851
16151852
16161853
16171854
16181855
16191856
16201857
16211858
16221859
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1711860
1721861
1731862
1741863
1751866
1761867
1771868
1781869
1791871 January-June
17101871 September-December
17111872
17121873
17131874
17141875
17151876
17161877
17171878
17181879
17191870-1879
17201880
17211881
17221882
boxfolder
1811883
1821884
1831885
1841888
1851889
1861900
187Undated correspondence
 

4. Taylor Personal Correspondence

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1911859
1921861
1931866
1941872
1951880
1961881
1971884
1981885
1991886
19101887
19111888
19121889
19131892
19141911
19151915
19161916
19171917
19181922
1919Undated correspondence
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20Empty Envelopes
 

5. Chattooga Co. Board of Education Papers

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211Account Sheet
212Teachers' accounts, 1887-1888
213Teacher's contract, 1887
214-8Teachers' exams
 

6. North Georgia Fruit Co., Chattooga County papers

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221-9Payrolls, 1911-1924
2210Ledger, 1906
 

7. County Court Documents



Chattooga Co., Georgia Court Documents.

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2311842
2321844
2331850
2341851
2351853
2361855
2371856
2381858
2391859
23101850-1859
23111860
23121861
23131862
23141864
23151866
23161867
23171868
23181869
23191860-1869
23201870
23211871
23221872
23231873
23241874
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2411875
2421876
2431877
2441877
2451878
2461879
2471879
2481879
2491870-1879
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251-41880
2551881
2561881
2571882
2581883
259-121884
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2611885
2621885
2631886
2641887
2651888
2661889
2671880-1889
2681890
2691891
26101892
26111894
26121895
26131897
26141898
26151899
26161905
26171907
26181910
26191912
26201914
26211915
26221916
26231917
26241900-1917
2625Undated court documents
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27



Other Counties

Alabama. Cherokee Co., 1869
Alabama. Decalb Co., 1852-1872
Georgia. Floyd Co., 1879-1922
Georgia. Fulton Co., 1914
Georgia. Gordon Co., 1856
Georgia. Jasper Co., 1858-1866
Georgia. Lowndes Co.
Georgia. Walker Co., 1866-1869
Georgia. Walker Co., 1874-1875
Georgia. Walker Co., 1887-1888
Georgia. Walker Co., 1895
Georgia. Walker Co., 1917
Illinois. Ogle Co., 1872
Illinois. Peoria Co., 1866
Mississippi. Wilkinson Co., 1822
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1804
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1809
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1810
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1811
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1826
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1828
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1829
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1840
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1841
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1846
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1849
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1854
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1855
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1858
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1859
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1860
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1861
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1862
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1863
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1866
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1867
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1868
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1870
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1871
South Carolina. Barnwell District, 1872
South Carolina. Barnwell District
Tennessee. Hamilton Co., 1873
Tennessee. Marion Co., 1894
Unidentified Counties
Unidentified Counties
 

8. Receipts

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2811847
2821848
2831849
2841850
2851851
2861852
2871853
2881854
2891855
28101856
28111857
28121858
28131859
28141859
28151850-1859
28161860
28171861
28181862
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2911863
2921864
2931865
2941866
2951867
2961868
2971869
2981870
2991871
29101872
29111873
29121874
29131875
29141876
29151877
29161878
29171879
29181870-1879
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3011880
3021881
3031882
3041883
3051884
3061885
3071886
3081887
3091888
30101890
30111891
30121892
30131893
30141894
30151900
30161901
30171903
30181904
30191905
30201906
30211907
30221908
30231909
30241910
30251911
30261912
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3111913
3121914
3131915
3141915
3151915
3161916
3171916
3181917
3191917
31101921
31111922
31121923
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3211924
3221930-1939
3231943
3241953
3251954
326Undated receipts
 

9. Writings

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331-4Writing, speeches
 

10. Miscellany

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341Account books
342Account books
343Certificates
344Estate papers
345Genealogy
346Insurance policy
347Lists of defaulters
348Lists of road contractors
349Lists of road hands
3410Lists, miscellaneous
3411Medical papers
3412Memorandum books
3413Military papers
3414Miscellaneous
3415Notebook
3416Notebook (docket)
3417Notes
3418Plans
3419Prescriptions
3420School records
 

11. Printed Material



Advertisements

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351Autos
352Clothing
353Counterfeit money
354Farm supplies
355Food, beverages
356Furniture
357Hardware
358Jewelry
359Literary Bureau
3510Machinery
3511Monuments
3512Packaging
3513Patent Agency
3514Printers and engravers
3515Tobacco



Education

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361Circulars, letters
362Exams
363Journals, pamphlets
364Laws
365School catalogs, programs
366School catalogs, programs
367School suppliers
368Textbooks



Legal Matters

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371-4Attorneys, firms
375-6Circulars
377-8Clippings
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381-5Books, pamphlets
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391-5Publications
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401-3Forms
404-5Journals



Miscellaneous

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411Agriculture
412Almanacs
413Art
414Banks
415-6Book catalogs
417Calander
418Confederate Imprints
419Dictionaries
4110Election tickets
4111Envelopes
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421-2Health, Medicine
423Insurance Companies
424Inventions
425Library Magazines
426Lotteries
427-8Magazines
429Magazines
4210Maps
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431Miscellaneous
432Music
433Poetry
434Politics
435Prohibition
436Railroads
437Real Estate
438Religion
439Scientific Publications
4310Speeches by Joseph E. Brown
4311Speech by Roscoe Conkling
4312Speech by Thomas W. Hardwick
4313Speeches by Reverdy Johnson
4314Summerville, Georgia
 

12. Photographs

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44Photographs
 

13. Oversized Materials

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1B1Maps and Bridge Plan
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2BGeorgia Newspapers (primarily ATL Constitution), 1880-1900
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3ANon-Georgian Newspapers (national and Alabama) , 1876-1890