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1 Title:   Herschel Vespasian Johnson family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnson, Herschel V. (Herschel Vespasian), 1812-1880  
  Dates:   1832-1976  
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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Benjamin Conley papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Conley, Benjamin, 1815-1886  
  Dates:   1842-1884  
The collection consists of papers of Benjamin Conley from 1842-1884. The collection consists mainly of correspondence to Conley relating to his business practice, his presidency of the Macon and Augusta Railroad, his participation in the 1867 Constitutional Convention, as Georgia Governor, and as Postmaster of Atlanta. Many letters deal with Georgia reconstruction and politics, Conley's involvement in the Republican Party, and political matters relating to Augusta (Ga.). Correspondents include Foster Blodgett, John S. Bigby, Thomas J. Spear, and business partner B.W. Force.
  Identifier:   ms1544  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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