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1 Title:   Benjamin Taliaferro letter to John Milledge  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Taliaferro, Benjamin, 1750-1821  
  Dates:   1800 April 7  
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The collection consists of one letter (and transcript of letter): dated Philadelphia, April 7, 1800, to "John Milledge, Augusta, Georgia," signed "Ben Taliaferro," regarding routine matters and a request from Milledge concerning a land grant for Abraham Harmon.
 
  Identifier:   ms1625  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Noble Jones family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, Noble Wimberly, 1723-1805  
  Dates:   1754-1838  
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The collection consists of papers of the Noble Jones family of Savannah, Georgia from 1754-1838. Bound in a volume, the papers contain legal instruments including wills and indentures, business records, sales and dispensations of enslaved people, and correspondence documenting land transactions, legal matters, political matters, and family concerns. The materials document three generations of the Jones family including Noble Jones, Noble Wymberly Jones, and George Jones. The last will and Testament of Noble Jones includes the bequest of Wormslow [Wormsloe] and enslaved people.
 
  Identifier:   ms1127  
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3 Title:   George W. Crawford letter to Charles Jones Jenkins  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Crawford, George Washington, 1798-1872  
  Dates:   1845 February 15  
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One letter: dated Milledgeville, Georgia, February 15, 1845, to Charles J. Jenkins, signed "G. W. Crawford," concerning policies, beliefs, political theories, and the future of the Whig party.
 
  Identifier:   ms1416  
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4 Title:   Oliver Hillhouse Prince papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Prince, Oliver Hillhouse, 1782-1837  
  Dates:   1810-1871  
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The collection consists of correspondence, small account books, legal documents, and other miscellaneous items. The correspondence includes letters to and from Prince and his wife, Mary H. Prince, and their children; letters from family and friends including David P. Hillhouse, Thomas Hillhouse, and David Buel; and letters from Jane Green in Louisville (Ga.) to her husband Dr. William M. Green. Some of the Prince correspondence pertains to his involvement with the Georgia Journal, and some discuss Georgia politics.
 
  Identifier:   ms2327  
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5 Title:   Eugenius Aristides Nisbet papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Nisbet, Eugenius Aristides, 1803-1871  
  Dates:   1822-1967  
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The collection consists of correspondence from Eugenius Aristides Nisbet to his wife, Amanda Battle Nisbet, from 1822-1848. Correspondence mainly concerns family matters, and a few concern state and national political matters. The collection also contains a brief note from Judge Hiram Warner, and newspaper clippings regarding Nisbet's death and other matters.
 
  Identifier:   ms987  
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6 Title:   Historic Records Survey. Georgia. County Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Tate, Susan Frances Barrow, 1908-  
  Dates:   1790-1941  
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The collection consists of 368 booklets dealing with newspaper clippings, court minutes, and minutes of various county departments. Some are typescripts, carbon copies of the typescripts, and handwritten copies of the original county records. These were compiled by the Historical Records Survey from 1938-1941, and were deposited in the Atlanta office. When the WPA office closed, the records were dispersed to various institutions in Georgia. A calendar compiled in 1971 by Susan Tate accompanies the collection.
 
  Identifier:   ms1288  
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7 Title:   Andrew Maybank Jones family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, Andrew Maybank  
  Dates:   1803-1874, 1939  
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The collection consists of papers of Andrew Maybank Jones and Jones family members from 1803-1874. Materials relating to Andrew Maybank Jones include correspondence, reports of the University of Georgia, bills of sale, promissory notes, a prayer book, and an account book of Jones' plantations. Further correspondence are between Charles West and Joseph Jones, Joseph Jones and Charlton Hines, W. Fleming and Captain Joseph Jones, and Mrs. Electra Dodge and Mary Ann Dodge. The collection also includes records of cotton sales for Joseph Jones, Confederate States of America money, and newspaper clippings concerning the Confederacy.
 
  Identifier:   ms1289  
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8 Title:   Champion family letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1816-1869  
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The collection consists of correspondence of the Champion family from 1816-1869. The bulk of the collection contains letters written by Aaron Champion of Savannah (Georgia) or Moses Champion of Monticello (Georgia) to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. of West Springfield (Massachusetts). The Champions comment on the social, political, and economic situations occurring in Georgia during. The collection also contains an 1816 letter from H. Stebbins of Savannah to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. pertaining to Savannah, the people, commerce, and slavery; three letters from Henry Champion of Montgomery (Alabama) to Dr. Champion discussing the proposed statehood of what was then the western territory; and a series of letters written from Savannah during the Civil War discussing the formation of the Confederacy, the progress of the war, and its effect upon the civilian population.
 
  Identifier:   ms1301  
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9 Title:   Yazoo Land Fraud document  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Randolph, Edmund, 1753-1813  
  Dates:   1795 March 3, 1795 July 28  
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The collection consists of two documents related to the Yazoo Land Fraud. The first piece, dated March 3, 1795, is the enrolled copy of the congressional resolution authorizing "that the President of the United States be, and hereby is requested to give directions to the Attorney General, to collect, digest, report to the next Congress, the Charters, treaties and other documents relative to, and explanatory of the title to the land situate in the south-western parts of the United States, and claimed by certain companies, under a law of the State of Georgia...". Accompanying it is a manuscript circular letter dated July 28, 1795, signed by Edmund Randolph as Secretary of State to Thomas Pinckney, Minister Plenipotentiary in London discussing the resolution.
 
  Identifier:   ms1457  
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10 Title:   Georgia Historical Records Survey collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Tate, Susan Frances Barrow, 1908-  
  Dates:   circa 1941  
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This collection consists of a group of various colonial, state and municipal legal documents from the 1600s-1900s, copied by the Historical Records Survey of Georgia in 1941 as part of the Works Progress Administration. The documents focus on Georgia state and colonial laws as municipal government in various parts of the state. There is also a listing of some vital statistics which consist of a list of books, not the actual vital statistic.
 
  Identifier:   ms933  
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11 Title:   Herschel Vespasian Johnson family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnson, Herschel V. (Herschel Vespasian), 1812-1880  
  Dates:   1832-1976  
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The collection consists of papers of Herschel Vespasian Johnson and his family from 1832-1976. Papers include a copy of Johnson's autobiography, an album containing poetry, writings, and drawings, a few newspaper clippings, and correspondence. The autobiography, a copy of the original manuscript written by Johnson in 1867, covers Johnson's entire political career. Correspondence is mainly from Johnson to his daughter Tallulah Horne and her husband Pearce, with several to his daughter Gertrude discussing primarily family matters.
 
  Identifier:   ms1658  
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12 Title:   Eugenius Aristides Nisbet papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Nisbet, Eugenius Aristides, 1803-1871  
  Dates:   1819-1849  
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The collection consists of approximately 250 letters from E.A. Nisbet to Amanda Battle before and after their 1825 marriage. There are a few letters from their children and their friends. Although Nisbet's letters deal mainly with family matters, he also discusses politics and fellow politicians, especially while in Washington, D.C. The collection also includes two framed oil portraits and a pecan desk chair. One of the paintings is of Amanda Battle, dated 1841, and with the frame is 36 1/2" x 32," the other is of E.A. Nisbet and is 20 1/4" x 17". The chair, which has a carved back with four spindles and an upholstered seat, belonged to Amanda Nisbet.
 
  Identifier:   ms3261  
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13 Title:   Oliver Hillhouse Prince family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Prince family  
  Dates:   1785-1919  
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The collection consists of papers pertaining to the family and decedents of the Oliver Hillhouse Prince from 1785-1919. A considerable number of documents focus on Oliver Hillhouse Prince, Jr., including his interest in the genealogy of the Prince family and documents relating to his service in Cobb's Legion during the Civil War. Correspondence is written by or addressed to Abraham Baldwin, Mrs. Martha Price, Martha J. Jackson, Dr. H. Jackson, and John B. Lamar. Of particular interest is a parody of a court case at the Honorable Mouse-Owlry court, in Bibb County, where Billy Beeswax of Honey Comb Hall is petitioning that Peter Pushroot pays him the 400 bushels of potatoes he is owed. The collection also includes wills of Oliver H. Prince, Henry Jackson, Joseph Webber; and a scrapbook containing mostly printed pictures and newspaper clippings relating to Georgia political matters and deaths of Prince family members and notable Athenians.
 
  Identifier:   ms141  
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14 Title:   Joseph E. Brown papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894  
  Dates:   1861-1890  
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The collection consists of a small collection of letters between Brown and B.T. Beauregard, Rufus B. Bullock, Howell Cobb, Jefferson Davis, Andrew Johnson, Alexander H. Stephens, and Henry H. Tucker mainly regarding Georgia politics during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Also contains some material relating to Brown's son, Elijah A. Brown including a 1867 diary he kept while attending the University of Georgia; newspaper clippings pertaining to the death of Joseph E. Brown and his widow; and some legal documents.
 
  Identifier:   ms2135  
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15 Title:   John Macpherson Berrien letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856  
  Dates:   1821-1852  
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Consists of 14 letters written by Georgia Senator John Macpherson Berrien during his political career. The letters pertain to matters such as politics, lawsuits, and personal matters. The "Mr. Penrose" he writes to is likely Philadelphia politician Charles Bingham Penrose.
 
  Identifier:   ms4106  
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16 Title:   Robert Toombs papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885  
  Dates:   1850-1883, 1939  
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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  
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17 Title:   Joseph E. and Elizabeth Grisham Brown papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Elizabeth Grisham, 1826-1897  
  Dates:   1847-1951  
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The collection consists of papers of the Joseph E. and Elizabeth Grisham Brown family of Cherokee County, Georgia from 1847-1951. The papers consists of correspondence, genealogical notes, photographs, and scrapbooks. The bulk of the correspondence (1866-1884), contains family letters to and from Joseph E. Brown; his wife, Elizabeth Grisham Brown; her parents Joseph Grisham and Mary L. Grisham; the Brown children, Mary V. Brown (Connally), Franklin Pierce Brown; and other relatives including uncle James Steele and cousin Mary E. Maxwell. The scrapbooks (46) contain a variety of materials including newsclippings and ephemera, some relating to Brown's political career, kept by various members of the Brown family.
 
  Identifier:   ms85  
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18 Title:   Joseph E. Brown papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894  
  Dates:   1823-1895  
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The collection consists of papers of Joseph E. Brown from 1823-1895 and includes correspondence, letter books, tax returns, speeches, and diaries. It contains official correspondence and letterbooks (1858-1863) as Governor of Georgia which are particularly strong in information regarding Georgia's secession and involvement in the Civil War and includes such correspondents as Howell Cobb, Alexander H. Stephens, and other Confederate government officials. Also included are an 1864 speech of Howell Cobb, a speech (1868) made by Brown regarding Reconstruction politics, and a manuscript copy (1864) of Brown's pamphlet concerning Benjamin H. Hill's notes on Reconstruction. The collection also contains diaries of Franklin P. Brown (1868), Joseph Mackey Brown (1867, 1874, 1876), and Elijah A. Brown (1882, Jan. only).
 
  Identifier:   ms95  
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19 Title:   Robert Toombs letters to Julia Ann DuBois Toombs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885  
  Dates:   1850-1867  
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The collection consists of correspondence from Robert Toombs to his wife, Julia Ann DuBois Toombs in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia from 1850-1867. During 1850-1859 his letters come from Washington, D.C. while he served in the U.S. Senate. During the Civil War, he wrote from Virginia (1862) and Atlanta, Georgia (1864). Following the war, letters are written from Paris (1866-67) while he was in exile. The correspondence generally discusses current events; his land holdings in South Georgia, Alabama, and Texas; people; other soldiers; and his wish to be with his wife and family.
 
  Identifier:   ms1785  
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20 Title:   Wilson Lumpkin reminiscences  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870  
  Dates:   1852  
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The collection consists of reminiscences of Wilson Lumpkin, written entirely in his hand, in 1852. The reminiscences mainly highlight his political career including service as a U.S. Representative; Governor of Georgia; United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, Commissioner to execute the Cherokee Treaty of 1835; and U.S. Senator. Besides the personal reminiscences, the volumes include copies of official correspondence as Governor and Commissioner, and speeches and remarks as U.S. Senator. The reminiscences describe state and national political matters and include extensive information regarding the native American Indians, particularly the Cherokees, and their subsequent removal to the West.
 
  Identifier:   ms1047  
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