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1 Title:   John MacPherson Berrien letter to Peter Duponceau  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856  
  Dates:   1839 July 24  
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The collection consists of a letter from John MacPherson Berrien to Peter Duponceau, dated 1839 July 24. Berrien writes on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society concerning information Duponceau, President of the Pennsylvania Historical Society, had written for earlier involving the production of silk in early Georgia, and also urging greater cooperation between historical societies.
 
  Identifier:   ms3781  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Craig Barrow collection of Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Stevenson Craig papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barrow, Craig, III, 1942-  
  Dates:   1845-2006  
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This collection contains correspondence between Craig Barrow, III and the author Bill Bragg regarding his research and writing about Lt. Col. Lewis S. Craig, the draft of Bragg's work An Officer of the Old Guard, original journal pages written by Lt. Col. Craig, and an account of the death of Elizabeth Church Robb. Also included are a map of the battle for Monterrey, Mexico, a locket of hair, and other ephemera.
 
  Identifier:   ms4386  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Thomas Smith family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Thomas, 1745-1809  
  Dates:   1767-1912  
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This collection includes legal documents related to Letitia Vandexen (sic) Smith, Thomas Smith and Frances Sophia Smith. The Thomas Smith letterbook mainly consists of correspondence between members of the Thomas Smith family from 1767-1841. The earliest letters (1767 and 1784) are from Smith to his mother Elizabeth Lawrence in Aberdeenshire, England. A group of 21 letters between Smith and his cousin Dr. Peter Smith of Aberdeenshire discuss the American lifestyle, medical schools and practices, and the judicial system. Another group of letters to Judge Jasper Yeates and Governor Thomas Mifflin refer to legal decisions and court procedures. Other correspondents include Dr. Philip Physick and Smith's brother Charles of London, England. Also included in the letterbook are two proclamations awarding judgeships to Smith, legal documents pertaining to the settlement of Smith's estate (1816), and documents relating to land sales or mortgaged property (1826 and 1841). Series 2 contains typescripts of letters between Thomas Smith and soon-to-be U.S. President George Washington in 1785-1786, in which Smith was acting as Washington's attorney for some land suits in Philadelphia. The typescripts were made by Burton Alva Konkle in 1902. Finally, Series 3. contains letters between Thomas Smith scholar Burton Alva Konkle and Wymberly Jones De Renne regarding the Thomas Smith collection.
 
  Identifier:   ms1055  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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