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Cobb-Newton-Jordan family papers

Cobb-Newton-Jordan family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Cobb-Newton-Jordan family papers
Creator: Jordan family
Creator: Cobb family
Inclusive Dates: 1727-1904
Language: English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms3829
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers regarding various related familes of Georgia from the nineteenth century, including the Cobbs, the Jordans, and the Newtons. It is primarily made up of correspondence that deals with family matters. Financial papers are also included, such as estate papers, slave bills of sale, and a land grant.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cobb-Newton-Jordan family papers, ms3829, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2013.

General Notes

Portion of the this collection is available through the Digital Library of Georgia: https://dlg.usg.edu/collection/guan_3829


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Cobb, Ann Olivia Newton
Estate records.
Families -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Land grants -- Georgia -- Cherokee County.
Slave bills of sale -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11William Bly estate papers, 1727 July 11 Access Online
 
12Cherokee County land grant, 1832 May 24
 
13Joseph Pinkney Jordan letter to his cousin Ginger, 1859 February 20
 
14William H. Jackson letter regarding Merrian R. Cooper, 1862 July 7
 
15"Livie" correspondence, 1887
 
16Cobb family correspondence, 1874-1898
 
17"Livy" letters to "Ney", 1887
 
18Olivia Newton Cobb Davis' application for the United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1889 November 3
 
19Newton-Jordan correspondence, 1890-1893
 
110Davis-Morgan-Grove obituaries, 1886-1900
 
111Tearsheets and poem, circa 1904
 
112John H. Newton's slave bill of sale