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Foster Blodgett papers

Foster Blodgett papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Foster Blodgett papers
Creator: Blodgett, Foster
Inclusive Dates: 1861, 1870-1871
Bulk Dates: 1870-1871
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms669
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Foster Blodgett (1826-1877), politician, was born in Augusta, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers relating to Foster Blodgett from 1861, 1870-1871 and contains correspondence pertaining to the disputed election of Blodgett to the U.S. Senate in 1870 and charges of perjury when taking the test oath. Correspondents include Henry S. Fitch, Henry R. Jackson, O.A. Lochrane, H.K. McKay, and William K. Stewart. It also includes one photograph of Blodgett in military uniform in 1861.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Foster Blodgett papers, ms669, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Contested elections -- Georgia.
Fitch, Henry S.
Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Jackson, Henry R. (Henry Rootes)
Lochrane, O. A. (Osborne Augustus)
McKay, H. K.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Georgia.
Stewart, William K.
United States. Congress. Senate

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letters and photograph, 1861, 1870-1871, 1870-1871