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1 Title:   Hancock County (Ga.) court records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1890-1959  
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The collection consists of legal documents from Hancock (Georgia) Superior Court and County Court from 1890-1902. Documents include lists of jurors, petitions, testimonies, court transcripts, legal agreements, criminal warrants, and applications for executive clemency.
 
  Identifier:   ms3520  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   E. H. Lowe business records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1909-1961  
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This collection consists of 71 ledgers and two boxes of loose material. The ledgers concern the Lowe Farm and store in Hancock County, Georgia, run by E.H. Lowe and his wife Hattie J. Lowe. E.H. took meticulous notes on both his farm and store. During World War II, he paid careful attention to rationing regulations and other wartime laws. There is a considerable amount of business correspondence loosely held within the ledgers. Some are advertisements sent through the mail, others are receipts and notes about shipments and payments.
 
  Identifier:   ms3628  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   William Lewis Coleman, Jr. family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Coleman, William Lewis, 1853-1940  
  Dates:   1878-1911  
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The collection consists of papers of William Lewis Coleman, Jr. and the Coleman family of Devereux, Hancock County, Georgia from 1878-1911 and includes correspondence between various family members including William Lewis Coleman, his wife Katie Amoss Coleman, and their children Henry A. Coleman, Eliza T. Coleman, and Alma Coleman (while living in Atlanta, Ga.) mainly discussing family and business matters. The collection contains information regarding William Lewis Coleman's general merchandise business including bills, receipts, and some correspondence. The collection also contains school work, advertising brochures of merchandise goods, and leaflets.
 
  Identifier:   ms137  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Georgia Alberta Flewellen Mitchell collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mitchell, David Yoakley  
  Dates:   1805-1961  
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This collection includes correspondence, business documents, land transactions, and broadsides from a wide range of areas in Georgia and Alabama.
 
  Identifier:   ms4418  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   William Lamar Cawthon, Jr. Estate county documents  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mitchell, David Yoakley  
  Dates:   1790-1910  
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This collection contains legal and land records, estate administration records, business records, and correspondence arranged chronologically by county and state. It also includes records of criminal cases, slavery trade, land grants, plats, wills, and divorce.
 
  Identifier:   ms4401  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Edgeworth Bird family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Victor Edgeworth  
  Dates:   1806-1949, bulk 1861-1902  
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The collection consists of papers of Edgeworth Bird and the Bird family from 1806, 1835-1949. The papers include correspondence, clippings, photographs (ca. 1848-1900) of the Bird family, a commonplace book (1843-1848) of Sallie C. Baxter containing extracts from her readings, an autograph book, an 1806 diary (author unknown) describing activities in Hancock and surrounding counties in Georgia, and genealogies of the Baxter, Bird, and allied families. Early correspondence (1839-1851) is between members of the Baxter family including letters between Thomas W. and Mary Baxter discussing his health, taxes, and land values; and letters from Leroy M. Wiley to Thomas detailing Wiley's trip to England in 1839. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Bird and Smith family members including Edgeworth Bird, Sallie Bird, Saida Bird (Smith), Wilson Edgeworth Bird, and Victor Edgeworth Smith. Of particular interest are letters (1856) from Edgeworth to Sallie describing his visit to New York City, Fire Island (N.Y.), and U.S. politics and letters written between family members during the Civil War. The Civil War letters from Edgeworth discuss the battles of Gettysburg (Pa.), Richmond (Va.), 2nd Bull Run (Va.), Chickamauga, the Atlanta Campaign, and Sherman's March through Georgia. The letters also detail the management of Granite Farm (Hancock County, Ga.), slavery, and Saida's studies.
 
  Identifier:   ms1987  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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