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1 Title:   Samuel B. Clark papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Clark, Samuel B., 1812-1865  
  Dates:   1787-1869  
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The collection consists of papers of Samuel B. Clark, from 1787-1869. Included are indentures, a land survey, legal documents, and a plantation journal (1841-1869) containing business records pertaining to the Richmond County homestead, the Burke County (Georgia) farm, and land in Dooly County (Georgia). Entries include information on slave values, outlays for crops and household supplies, tax returns for Richmond and Burke counties, financial reports on building the McBean canal, and cotton sales.
 
  Identifier:   ms1497  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   William Lamar Cawthon, Jr. Estate county documents  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mitchell, David Yoakley  
  Dates:   1790-1910  
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This collection contains legal and land records, estate administration records, business records, and correspondence arranged chronologically by county and state. It also includes records of criminal cases, slavery trade, land grants, plats, wills, and divorce.
 
  Identifier:   ms4401  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   De Renne family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   De Renne family  
  Dates:   1770-1986  
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The collection consists of papers of the De Renne family of Savannah, Georgia from 1770-1986. The papers include account books; correspondence, both business and personal; blueprints and maps of Wormsloe Plantation (Savannah, Ga.); a diary (1876) of Letitia De Renne documenting her daily activities; genealogical charts and materials relating to the Jones and allied families; scrapbooks; photographs; printed material; legal documents; receipts; collected historical documents and transcripts relating to Georgia history; wood blocks; and ephemera. The materials document the activities of the De Renne family and include information on the management and administration of Wormsloe Plantation; business ventures of the De Rennes; books and book collecting; and wine purchases including inventories. Correspondents include George Wymberley Jones De Renne, Wymberley Jones De Renne, Wymberley Wormsloe De Renne, Kentwyn De Renne, Augusta De Renne, Elfrida De Renne Barrow, and Charlton M. Theus.
 
  Identifier:   ms2819  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Ann E. Lewis papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lewis, Ann E., 1903-  
  Dates:   1924-1990  
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The collection consists of correspondence, business papers, photographs, articles, scrapbooks, and newspapers all relating to her extensive career. The papers document her career as editor of the Georgia Magazine (1957-1971) and Georgia Life (1974-1980) and her involvement in the Atlanta Branch of National League of American Pen Women, Atlanta Writer's Club, and other civic and historical organizations.
 
  Identifier:   ms2879  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Henry Pattillo Farrow family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Farrow, Henry P. (Henry Pattillo), 1834-1907  
  Dates:   1855-1937  
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The collection consists of papers of Henry Pattillo Farrow and Farrow family members from 1855-1937. The papers include correspondence, letter books, newspapers, clippings, printed material, bills, receipts, account books, and photographs. The bulk of the collection relates to Henry Pattillo Farrow and documents his involvement in Republican politics in Georgia during and after Reconstruction; his positions as Georgia Attorney-General, U.S. District Attorney, collector of customs for the Port of Brunswick (Ga.), and as postmaster of Gainesville (Ga.). Materials pertaining to Farrow's administration of the Porter Springs resort Queen of the Mountains include hotel ledgers (1877-1896), account books (1886-1892), registers (1893, 1899), a cash book (1886-1889), a memorandum book (1886-1904), and employees lists (1889-1891). From 1907-1937, the collection consists of business and family correspondence of John A. Whitner (Farrow's son-in-law) and Henry F. Whitner mainly pertaining to the administration of the Queen of the Mountains resort.
 
  Identifier:   ms94  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Keith M. Read collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Read, Keith M., 1880-1940  
  Dates:   1732-1905  
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The collection consists of materials collected by Keith M. Read documenting the history of Georgia from 1732-1905. The materials include account books, correspondence, deeds, diaries, indentures, land grants, letter books, and minute books. Topics covered include the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, slavery, the Salzburgers, and Indian tribes in Georgia. The collection contains papers of John M. Berrien; William H. Crawford; John Forsyth; Williams Gibbons; Charles Harris; Herschel V. Johnson; James Wright; the Bosomworth, Habersham, and Houstoun families; as well as numerous other Georgians. Of particular interest are records (1861-1863) of the Consulate of Great Britain in Georgia during the Civil War; an account book (1818) of Dr. Lewis H. Feurth containing the date, name of patient, treatment, and payment; a diary (1733) of Peter Gordon describing life in Georgia and relations with the Indians; a diary (ca. 1714-1763) of Caleb Davis pertaining to his trading activities in Georgia with the English and Spanish; and a letter book (1804-1806) of William Woodbridge documenting his import/export business and the difficulties of trading with Europe and England during the Napoleonic Wars.
 
  Identifier:   ms921  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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