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1 Title:   Rhind / Stokes family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Rhind family  
  Dates:   1788-1919  
The collection consists of papers of the Rhind / Stokes from 1788-1919. The papers include personal and business correspondence and financial records of James Rhind (1848-1854), Colden Rhind (1884-1911), James Rhind Stokes and Sarah Gardner Stokes (1884-1949), and J.R. Stokes (1906-1917). Bound volumes contain business accounts (1788-1811) from several merchants in Augusta (Ga.); a cotton invoice book (1843-1848) and letter books (1843-1852) for James Rhind ? and several ledgers relating to Colden Rhind's brokerage businesses (ca. 1886-1909). Of particular interest are records of H.T. Massingale, a Quartermaster for the Confederate Army from 1861-1864. These records include requisitions and pay vouchers from Tennessee (1861-1862) and Atlanta (1862-1864) and Augusta (1864) Georgia. Also includes burial lists of Confederate soldiers and Federal prisoners from various hospitals mainly in the Atlanta area dated December 31, 1863.
  Identifier:   ms1305  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Van Giesen Family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Van Giesen family  
  Dates:   1796-1926  
The Van Giesen Family Collection contains the manuscript materials of the Uriah Van Giesen family of Savannah. The collection includes correspondence, legal documents, clippings, etc. of the extended family, but the bulk of the collection relates to Van Giesen's service to the Confederacy in Company B, 2nd Georgia Battalion. His diary, correspondence and military papers detail his service until 1864 when he was discharged because of chronic hepatitis. Also included are some materials of Van Giesen's son Frank S. Van Giesen, a broker and magistrate also of Savannah. Some materials in the collection relate to the Ancker family (the family of F.S. Van Giesen's wife, Carrie).
  Identifier:   ms2816  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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