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1 Title:   Charles Green papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Green, Charles, 1807-1881  
  Dates:   1850-1908  
The collection consists of papers of and relating to Charles Green from 1850-1908. Included within the collection is correspondence from Green while in New York, Liverpool, Savannah, Virginia, and during his imprisonment at Fort Warren, Boston, Massachusetts; a memoriam document in honor of Green's death; The last will and testament of Charles Green of Savannah, Georgia, May 27th, A. D., 1880; a furniture inventory of Green's Savannah home; news clippings pertaining to Green's imprisonment and death; a manuscript describing General William T. Sherman's occupation of Green's Savannah home; and a document from the War Department explaining Green's 1861 arrest. Also included is the will of Aminta E. Green, and newspaper clippings regarding the death of Francis Sorrel Green and Aminta E. Green.
  Identifier:   ms2631  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Alexander H. Stephens family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883  
  Dates:   1797-1977  
The collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, writings, financial papers, printed material, photographs, and artifacts. Family letters are mainly among Alexander H. Stephens, his father Andrew Baskins Stephens, his brother Aaron Grier Stephens, his nephew John Alexander Stephens, and his half-brother Linton Stephens. The letters discuss family matters and politics. One group of letters concerns the imprisonment and parole of honor of Alexander H. Stephens at Fort Warren (Boston, Mass.) in 1865. Correspondence between Alexander H. Stephens and various political figures includes Howell Cobb, Abraham Lincoln, Ben Hill, and Robert Toombs. Stephens and Hill write about the possibility of a duel between them because of an argument over politics. There is one letter from Clement Anselm Evans (1833-1911) to his wife, and three letters to him from John Brown Gordon, Joseph Wheeler and James Longstreet. Among the financial papers are deeds, and the wills of Alexander H. Stephens and his grandfather Alexander Stephens (d. 1813). An oversize folder contains a copy of an undated map of Confederate and Federal lines around Petersburg, Virginia. Artifacts include a walking cane of Alexander H. Stephens, locks of his hair, and a bloodletting tool.
  Identifier:   ms3828  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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