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1 Title:   Decatur County liquor license  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1849 October 2  
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This collection contains a license for retailers to sell spiritous liquors in Decatur County for one year issued to Jared Z. Jones and James D. Wooten. Restrictions on the sale to enslaved and free persons of color is included.
 
  Identifier:   ms4220  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Andrew Avery papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Avery, Andrew, 1901-1990  
  Dates:   1922-1991  
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This collection contains correspondence, photographs, printed material, notes, legal documents, plats, and various ephemera. Of note is the scrapbook documenting farm improvements he made for the Atlanta Constitution's Plant-to-Prosper contest of 1938, as well as many photographs of schools he was involved with in southwest Georgia and the film camera used to make the home movies housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archives. Additional audiovisual materials related to this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archives.
 
  Identifier:   ms4056  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Documents related to slavery in Georgia and Virginia  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1831-1863  
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This collection contains legal documents related to slavery including estate appraisals and inventories, legal orders, and judgements from Georgia. It also includes a tax statement from Virginia.
 
  Identifier:   ms4259  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   David Crenshaw Barrow Sr. family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barrow family  
  Dates:   1817-1915  
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The collection consists of papers of the David Crenshaw Barrow Sr. family of Lexington, Oglethorpe County, Georgia from 1817-1915. The papers include mainly correspondence, financial records, and diaries. The earliest records consist mostly of receipts and accounts of David Crenshaw Barrow, Sr. and Middleton Pope. The bulk of the correspondence (1850-1883) is between Barrow and his children David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr.; Ella Patience Barrow (Spalding); James Barrow; Lucy M. Barrow (Cobb); Middleton Pope Barrow; and Thomas A. Barrow. Some of James Barrow's correspondence was written while a cadet at West Point and then later during the Civil War serving first in Cobb's Legion in Virginia and later in the 64th Georgia Infantry Regiment in Florida. There is also an interesting set of correspondence (ca. 1850-1868) to Barrow from overseers at his plantations in Oglethorpe and Decatur Counties, Georgia; letters relating to his investment in a Florida salt works during the Civil War; and letters from John H. Lumpkin and William McKinley regarding the secession of Georgia. The collection also includes diaries (1851-1852, 1856-1858, 1876, 1879) of David Crenshaw Barrow, Sr. mostly detailing farm and family life and diaries (1868, 1875) of Clara E. Barrow discussing school and social activities.
 
  Identifier:   ms69  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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