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1 Title:   William H. Torrance letter to George W. Crawford  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Torrance, William H., 1792-1837  
  Dates:   1830 February 15  
The collection consists of one letter: dated Milledgeville, February 15, 1830, to George W. Crawford, signed William H. Torrance, regarding the arrest of Elijah H. Burritt of the Milledgeville Statesman & Patriot for possessing insurrectionary literature, which was discovered by John Polhill. Burritt had in his possession 20 copies of David Walker's pamphlet Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World, "Charged with bringing, or having brought into the State and Circulating the same, the famous insurrectionary pamphlets, upon which the Legislation inacted a Law at its close."
  Identifier:   ms611  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Crawford family genealogy  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Crawford family  
  Dates:   circa 1950  
The collection consists of a typescript detailing the genealogy of the Crawford family. The emigrant ancestor was John Crawford (circa 1600-1676). Two of the prominent Georgia descendants are Wiliam Harris Crawford (1772-1834) and George Washington Crawford (1798-1872).
  Identifier:   ms1802  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Robert Toombs papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885  
  Dates:   1850-1883, 1939  
The collection consists of correspondence of Robert Toombs from 1850-1883. Toombs writes to Julia Ann Toombs while serving in the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C., and while serving in the Civil War. Correspondence concerns family matters with some political matters mentioned. Of particular interest are several letters from Alexander Stephens to Mrs. Toombs discussing political and family matters. The collection also includes letters to George Walker Crawford, and his son-in-law, Samuel W. Mays, regarding lands owned by Toombs in Tarrant County, Texas.
  Identifier:   ms618  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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