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Cobb, Erwin, and Lamar families collection

Cobb, Erwin, and Lamar families collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Cobb, Erwin, and Lamar families collection
Creator: Lamar family
Creator: Erwin family
Creator: Cobb family
Inclusive Dates: 1796-1929
Language: English
Extent: 22.6 Linear Feet (46 document boxes, 3 cartons, 1 oversized boxes)
Collection Number: ms86
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Zachariah Lamar (1767-1834) married Mary Ann Robinson. Daughter Mary Ann Lamar (1818-1889) married in Howell Cobb (1815-1868) in 1835, son of John Addison Cobb (1783-1855) and Sarah Robinson Rootes Cobb (1792-1866). Howell and Mary Ann Cobb's daughter Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1850-1930) married in 1872 Alexander S. Erwin (1843-1907).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of personal and business papers of the Cobb, Erwin, and Lamar families from 1796-1929. Early records deal mainly with the Zachariah Lamar family and include deeds, bonds, land grants, receipts, slave bills of sale, and correspondence. The period 1811-1928 covers the Lamar, Cobb, and Erwin families and contains correspondence, both business and personal; bills; receipts; invitations; legal papers; telegrams; tax notices; postcards; case books; letterbooks; scrapbooks; account books; photographs; and genealogical and biographical information pertaining to the Cobb, Erwin, and Lamar families. Also includes information on the law practice and legal firms of the Cobb and Erwin families. Of particular interest are Howell Cobb's order books for the 16th Georgia Infantry Regiment (Cobb's Brigade). The collection includes correspondence and material relating to the following family members: Zachariah Lamar, Howell Cobb, Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, John Addison Cobb, Sarah Robinson Rootes Cobb, Mary Ann Lamar Cobb Erwin, and Alexander S. Erwin.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cobb, Erwin, and Lamar family collection, ms86, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 April 7.

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

Cobb, Howell
Cobb, John Addison
Cobb, Mary Ann Lamar
Cobb, Sarah Robinson Rootes
Deeds.
Erwin, Alexander S.
Erwin, Mary Ann Lamar Cobb
Georgia -- Social life and customs.
Lamar, Zachariah
Land grants.
Lawyers -- Georgia.
Orders (military records)
Practice of law -- Georgia.
Slave bills of sale -- Georgia.
Slavery -- Georgia -- History.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Cobb family papers, ms2353, Cobb family papers, ms1220, Cobb family papers, ms1480.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Genealogy and biography
 
12Genealogy and biography
 
13Letters, Land plat, Bills of sale, 1796 - 1810
 
14Letters, Slave bills of sale, Indentures, 1811
 
15Letters, Slave bills of sale, 1812
 
16Letters, Slave bills of sale, 1813 - 1814
 
17Letters, Slave bills of sale, 1815
 
18Letters, Slave bills of sale, 1816 - 1817
 
19Letters, Will, Legal papers, Slave bills of sale, 1818 - 1819
 
110Letters, Business papers, Slave bills of sale, 1810 - 1820, Undated
 
111Letters, Plats, Slave bills of sale, 1821 - 1829
 
112Letters, 1830
 
113Letters, 1831
 
114Letters, 1832
 
115Letters, 1834
 
116Letters, 1836
 
117Letters, 1837
 
118Letters, 1838
 
119Letters, 1839
 
120Letters, 1840
 
121Letters, 1841
 
122Letters, 1842
 
123Letters, 1843
 
124Letters, 1844
 
125Letters, 1845
 
126Letters, 1846
 
127Letters, 1847
 
128Letters, 1848
 
129Letters, 1849
 
130Letters, 1850 January - June
 
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21Letters, 1850 July - December, Undated
 
22Letters, 1851
 
23Letters, 1852 January - May
 
24Letters, 1852 June - December
 
25Letters, 1853 July - December
 
26Letters, 1853
Governor's message
 
27Letters, 1853 January - June
 
28Letters, 1854
 
29Letters, 1856 January - June
 
210Letters, 1855
 
211Letters, 1856 July - December
 
212Letters, 1857 August - December
 
213Letters, 1857 January - July
 
214Letters, 1858 January - September
 
215Letters, 1858 October - December
 
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31Letters, 1859 January - July
 
32Letters, 1859 August - November
 
33Letters, 1859 December, Undated
 
34Letters, 1860 January - April
 
35Letters, 1860 May - December
 
36Letters, 1861
 
37Letters, 1862
 
38Letters, 1863
 
39Letters, 1864 January - June
 
310Letters, 1864 July - October
 
311Letters, 1864 November - December
 
312Letters, 1865
 
313Civil War Letters
 
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41Letters, 1866
 
42Letters, 1867
 
43Letters, 1868 January - March
 
44Letters, 1868 April - July
 
45Letters, 1868 August - December
 
46Letters, 1869 January - June
 
47Letters, 1869 July - December
 
48Letters, 1860s
 
49Letters, 1870 January - August
 
410Letters, 1870 September - December
 
411Letters, 1871
 
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51Letters, 1872
 
52Letters, 1873 January - June
 
53Letters, 1873 July - December
 
54Letters, 1874 January - March
 
55Letters, 1874 April - October
 
56Letters, 1874 November - December
 
57Letters, 1875 January - March
 
58Letters, 1875 April - June
 
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61Letters, 1875 July - December
 
62Letters, 1876 January - March
 
63Letters, 1876 April - August
 
64Letters, 1876 September - December
 
65Letters, 1877 January - March
 
66Letters, 1877 April - July
 
67Letters, 1877 August - December
 
68Letters, 1878 January - February
 
69Letters, 1878 March - August
 
610Letters, 1878 September - December
 
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71Letters, 1879 January - August
 
72Letters, 1879 October - December, 1870s Undated
 
73Letters, 1880
 
74Letters, 1881
 
75Letters, 1882
 
76Letters, 1883
 
77Letters, 1884
 
78Letters, 1886
 
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81Letters, 1885
 
82Letters, 1887 January - June
 
83Letters, 1887 July - September
 
84Letters, 1887 October - December
 
85Letters, 1888 January - August
 
86Letters, 1888 September - December
 
87Letters, 1889 January - March
 
88Letters, 1889 April - May
 
89Letters, 1889 June
 
810Letters, 1889 July
 
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91Letters, 1889 August - October
 
92Letters, 1889 November - December, 1880s Undated
 
93Letters, 1880's
Telegrams
 
94Letters, 1890 January - March
 
95Letters, 1890 April - July
 
96Letters, 1890 August
 
97Letters, 1890 September - October
 
98Letters, 1890 November - December
 
99Letters, 1891 January - March
 
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101Letters, 1891 April - December
 
102Letters, 1892 January - April
 
103Letters, 1892 May - August
 
104Letters, 1892 September - December
 
105Letters, 1893 January - February
 
106Letters, 1893 March - July
 
107Letters, 1893 August - December
 
108Letters, 1894 January - June
 
109Letters, 1894 July - August
 
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111Letters, 1894 September
 
112Letters, 1894 October - December
 
113Letters, 1895 January - March
 
114Letters, 1895 April - June
 
115Letters, 1895 July
 
116Letters, 1895 August - September
 
117Letters, 1895 October - December
Resale of stamps
 
118Letters, 1896 January - March
 
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121Letters, 1896 April - June
 
122Letters, 1896 July
 
123Letters, 1896 August
 
124Letters, 1896 September
 
125Letters, 1896 October
 
126Letters, 1896 November - December
 
127Letters, 1897 January - June
 
128Letters, 1897 July - December
 
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131Letters, 1898 January - June
 
132Letters, 1898 July - September
 
133Letters, 1898 October - December
 
134Letters, 1899 January - June
 
135Letters, 1899 July - September
 
136Letters, 1900 January - March
 
137Letters, 1900 April - June
 
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141Letters, 1900 July - September
 
142Letters, 1900 October - December
 
143Letters, 1901 January - June
 
144Letters, 1901 July - December
 
145Letters, 1902 January - August
 
146Letters, 1902 September - December
 
147Letters, 1903 January - March
 
148Letters, 1903 April - June
 
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151Letters, 1903 August - December
 
152Letters, 1904 January - April
 
153Letters, 1904 May - July
 
154Letters, 1904 August - December
 
155Letters, 1905 January - May
 
156Letters, 1905 June - August
 
157Letters, 1905 September - December
 
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161Letters, 1906 January - May
 
162Letters, 1906 June
 
163Letters, 1906 July
 
164Letters, 1906 August
 
165Letters, 1906 September
 
166Letters, 1906 October - November
 
167Letters, 1906 December, Undated
 
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171Letters, 1907 January - April
 
172Letters, 1907 May-June
 
173Letters, 1907 July - September
 
174Letters, 1907 October - December
 
175Letters, 1908 January - March
 
176Letters, 1908 April - June
 
177Letters, 1908 July - September
 
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181Letters, 1908 October - December
 
182Letters, 1909 January - September
 
183Letters, 1909 October - December
 
184Letters, 1910 January - July
 
185Letters, 1910 August - December
 
186Letters, 1911
 
187Letters, 1912
 
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191Letters, 1913
 
192Letters, 1914 January - April
 
193Letters, 1914 May - June
 
194Letters, 1914 July - December
 
195Letters, 1915
 
196Letters, 1916
 
197Letters, 1917
 
198Letters, 1918 January - September
 
199Letters, 1918 October - December
 
1910Letters, 1919
 
1911Letters, 1920
 
1912Letters, 1921
 
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201Letters, 1922
 
202Letters, 1923 January - February
 
203Letters, 1923 March - June
 
204Letters, 1923 July - December
 
205Letters, 1924 January - July
 
206Letters, 1924 August - October
 
207Letters, 1924 November
 
208Letters, 1924 December
 
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211Letters, 1925 January - March
 
212Letters, 1925 April - May
 
213Letters, 1925 June - December
 
214Letters, 1926
 
215Letters, 1927
 
216Letters, 1928 - 1941
 
217Business Papers, 1840 - 1849
 
218Business Papers, 1850 - 1859
 
219Business Papers, 1860 - 1869
 
2110Business Papers, 1870
 
2111Business Papers, 1871
 
2112Business Papers, 1872
 
2113Business Papers, 1873
 
2114Business Papers, 1874
 
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221Business Papers, 1875
 
222Business Papers, 1876
 
223Business Papers, 1877
 
224Business Papers, 1878
 
225Business Papers, 1879
 
226Business Papers, 1880 - 1882
 
227Business Papers, 1883 - 1885
 
228Business Papers, 1886 - 1887
 
229Business Papers, 1888 January - July
 
2210Business Papers, 1888 August - December
 
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231Business Papers, 1889 January - February
 
232Business Papers, 1889 March - June
 
233Business Papers, 1889 July - September
 
234Business Papers, 1889 October - December
 
235Business Papers, 1890
 
236Business Papers, 1891
 
237Business Papers, 1892 January
 
238Business Papers, 1892 February
 
239Business Papers, 1892 March
 
2310Business Papers, 1892 April
 
2311Business Papers, 1892 May - June
 
2312Business Papers, 1892 July
 
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241Business Papers, 1892 August
 
242Business Papers, 1892 September - October
 
243Business Papers, 1892 November - December
 
244Business Papers, 1893 January - March
 
245Business Papers, 1893 April - May
 
246Business Papers, 1893 June - July
 
247Business Papers, 1893 August - September
 
248Business Papers, 1893 October - December
 
249Business Papers, 1893 Undated
 
2410Business Papers, 1894 January - March
 
2411Business Papers, 1894 April - May
 
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251Business Papers, 1894 June - September
 
252Business Papers, 1894 October - December
 
253Business Papers, 1895 January - March
 
254Business Papers, 1895 April - May
 
255Business Papers, 1895 June - July
 
256Business Papers, 1895 August - December
 
257Business Papers, 1896 January - March
 
258Business Papers, 1896 April
 
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261Business Papers, 1896 May
 
262Business Papers, 1896 June - September
 
263Business Papers, 1896 October - December
 
264Business Papers, 1897 January - April
 
265Business Papers, 1897 May - August
 
266Business Papers, 1897 September - December
 
267Business Papers, 1898 January - April
 
268Business Papers, 1898 May - July
 
269Business Papers, 1898 August - September
 
2610Business Papers, 1898 October - December
 
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271Business Papers, 1899 January - April
 
272Business Papers, 1899 May
 
273Business Papers, 1899 June - December
 
274Business Papers, 1900 January - June
 
275Business Papers, 1900 July - October
 
276Business Papers, 1900 November - December
 
277Business Papers, 1890s Undated
 
278Business Papers, 1901 January - June
 
279Business Papers, 1901 July - October
 
2710Business Papers, 1901 November - December
 
2711Business Papers, 1902 January
 
2712Business Papers, 1902 February
 
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281Business Papers, 1902 March
 
282Business Papers, 1902 April
 
283Business Papers, 1902 May
 
284Business Papers, 1902 June
 
285Business Papers, 1902 July
 
286Business Papers, 1902 August
 
287Business Papers, 1902 September
 
288Business Papers, 1902 October
 
289Business Papers, 1902 November
 
2810Business Papers, 1902 December
 
2811Business Papers, 1903 January - June
 
2812Business Papers, 1903 July - August
 
2813Business Papers, 1903 September - October
 
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291Business Papers, 1903 November - December
 
292Business Papers, 1904 January - June
 
293Business Papers, 1904 July - December
 
294Business Papers, 1905 January
 
295Business Papers, 1905 February
 
296Business Papers, 1905 March
 
297Business Papers, 1905 April
 
298Business Papers, 1905 May
 
299Business Papers, 1905 June
 
2910Business Papers, 1905 July
 
2911Business Papers, 1905 August
 
2912Business Papers, 1905 September
 
2913Business Papers, 1905 October
 
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301Business Papers, 1905 November - December
 
302Business Papers, 1905 Undated
 
303Business Papers, 1906 January
 
304Business Papers, 1906 February
 
305Business Papers, 1906 March
 
306Business Papers, 1906 April
 
307Business Papers, 1906 May
 
308Business Papers, 1906 June - July
 
309Business Papers, 1906 August - September
 
3010Business Papers, 1906 October
 
3011Business Papers, 1906 November - December
 
3012Business Papers, 1907
 
3013Business Papers, 1908
 
3014Business Papers, 1909
 
3015Business Papers, 1910
 
3016Business Papers, 1911
 
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311Business Papers, 1912
 
312Business Papers, 1913
 
313Business Papers, 1914 - 1941
 
314Bills, 1850
 
315Bills, 1854
 
316Bills, 1860
 
317Bills, 1862
 
318Bills, 1864
 
319Bills, 1866
 
3110Bills, 1867
 
3111Bills, 1868
 
3112Bills, 1870 - 1879
 
3113Bills, 1880
 
3114Bills, 1881
 
3115Bills, 1882
 
3116Bills, 1883
 
3117Bills, Receipts, 1884
 
3118Bills, 1885
 
3119Bills, Receipts, 1886
 
3120Bills, Receipts, 1887
 
3121Bills, Receipts, 1888
 
3122Bills, Receipts, 1889
 
3123Bills, 1890
 
3124Bills, 1891
 
3125Bills, 1892
 
3126Bills, 1894
 
3127Bills, 1895
 
3128Bills, 1896
 
3129Bills, 1897
 
3130Bills, 1898
 
3131Bills, 1899
 
3132Bills, 1900
 
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321Bills, Receipts, 1901
 
322Bills, Receipts, 1902
 
323Bills, Receipts, 1903
 
324Bills, Receipts, 1904
 
325Bills, Receipts, 1905
 
326Bills, Receipts, 1906
 
327Bills, Receipts, 1907
 
328Bills, Receipts, 1908
 
329Bills, Receipts, 1909
 
3210Bills, Receipts, 1910
 
3211Bills, Receipts, 1911
 
3212Bills, Receipts, 1912
 
3213Bills, Receipts, 1913
 
3214Bills, Receipts, 1914
 
3215Bills, Receipts, 1915
 
3216Bills, Receipts, 1916
 
3217Bills, Receipts, 1917
 
3218Bills, Receipts, 1918
 
3219Bills, Receipts, 1919
 
3220Bills, Receipts, 1920
 
3221Cancelled Checks
 
3222Bills, Receipts, 1923
 
3223Bills, Receipts, 1925 - 1926
 
3224Southern Mutual Building and Loan Association - Stockholder Lists
 
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331Letters, Undated
 
332Letters, Undated
 
333Letters, Undated
 
334Letters, Undated
 
335Letters, Undated
 
336Letters, Undated
 
337Letters, Undated
 
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341Letters, Undated
 
342Letters, Undated
 
343Letters, Undated
 
344Letters, Undated
 
345Letters, Undated
 
346Letters, Undated
 
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351Business Papers, Undated
 
352Business Papers, Undated
 
353Business Papers, Undated
 
354Invitations
 
355Invitations
 
356Invitations
 
357Invitations
 
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361Maps, Blueprints
 
362Miscellaneous
 
363Notebooks - Howell Cobb
 
364Notebooks-Howell Cobb
 
365Mementoes
 
366Notebooks
 
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371Clippings
 
372Pictures
 
373Notebooks
 
374Notebooks
 
375Printed Material
 
376Printed Material
 
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38Howell Cobb Order and Memorandum Book, 1864-1865
 
38Howell Cobb Special Orders Book, 1864-1865
 
38Howell Cobb Order and Letter Book, 1865
 
38Howell Cobb Order Book, 1864
 
38Howell Cobb Order Book, 1864-1865
 
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39Howell Cobb Letter and Telegram Book, 1863-1864
 
39Howell Cobb Letter Book, 1864-1865
 
39Mrs. Sarah Rootes Cobb Scrapbook
 
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40Andrew J. Cobb Letter Book, 1885 September-1886 December
 
40Erwin and Erwin Case Book, 1900-1902
 
40Erwin and Brown Letter Book, 1901-1902
 
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41Erwin and Erwin Case Book, 1906-1907
 
41Mrs. A. S. Erwin Check Stubs and Receipts, 1919
 
41Mrs. A. S. Erwin Check Stubs and Receipts, 1924
 
41Andrew J. Cobb Case Book, 1891-1892
 
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42Visiting Cards, 1857
 
42Visiting Cards, 1858
(1)
 
42Visiting Cards, 1858
(2)
 
42Visiting Cards, 1859
(1)
 
42Visiting Cards, 1859
(2)
 
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43Visiting Cards, 1860
 
43Visiting Cards, Undated
(1)
 
43Visiting Cards, Undated
(2)
 
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44Visiting Cards, Undated
(3)
 
44Visiting Cards, Undated
(4)
 
44Visiting Cards, Undated
(5)
 
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45Photographs
 
45Diplomas
 
45Certificates
 
45Indenture
 
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461Correspondence, 1871-1872 1877-1878
 
462Correspondence, 1879-1880 1882
 
463Correspondence, 1890
 
464Correspondence, 1892 February - November
 
465Correspondence, 1892 December
 
466Correspondence, 1893 January - March
 
467Correspondence, 1893 April - October
 
468Correspondence, 1895 - 1896
 
469Correspondence, 1897 - 1918
 
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471Correspondence, 1921 - 1949
 
472Correspondence, Undated
 
473Business Correspondence, 1861 1897
 
474Calling Card
 
475Class Roster - University of Georgia, 1897
 
476Empty Envelopes
 
477Grade Reports - University of Georgia
 
478Invitations
 
479Insurance Policies
 
4710Legal Documents
 
4711Clippings
 
4712Photograph
 
4713Miscellaneous
 
4714Receipts, 1911 - 1923
 
4715Remedies
 
4716Speeches
 
4717Washington National Monument Society
 
4718Wills
 
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48Unprocessed
 
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49Unprocessed
 
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50Unprocessed