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1 Title:   Rhind Stokes family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1813-1949  
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The collection consists of family correspondence, letter books from, business papers, including indentures, receipts and equitable securities. Also included are ledger books, family photos, a diary by Sarah Stokes, and two scrapbooks.
 
  Identifier:   ms2352  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Agreement between Angus McQueen and Ellen  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Ellen  
  Dates:   1864-1865  
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The collection consists of a bill of sale from Savannah, Georgia for the purchase of an enslaved woman, Ellen, and her child, Caroline, and an agreement made between Ellen and Angus McQueen. The bill of sale shows that Jackson Hodges paid $3,700 dollars to Samuel Hauser. The bill of sale also notes that Ellen has a burn. A year later after the end of the Civil War, an indenture agreement was made between Angus McQueen of Montgomery County, Georgia and the "now freed woman," Ellen. In the agreement, Ellen agrees to continue working on McQueen's plantation. McQueen "promises and agrees to feed, clothe, and give medical attention to" Ellen and her child. These terms are considered to be Ellen's "just compensation for the labor performed." McQueen agrees to these terms as long as Ellen "will obey all orders" and "will be respectful, submissive, and obedient."
 
  Identifier:   ms4146  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Collection of miscellaneous Georgia documents  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Abrams, Harvey Dan  
  Dates:   1818-1977  
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The collection consists of autographs, indentures, correspondence, invitations, newspaper clippings, receipts, legal documents, leases, and some photographs. The collection also includes several court documents issued in the counties of Lawrence, Mobile, and Marion, Alabama; correspondence from political figures; and papers collected from other cities in the United States, located in Illinois, Kentucky, New York, Tennessee, and Texas. Some notable correspondents and mentioned names include Lionel Barrymore, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas R. Marshall, William Harman Black, William Harman Black, Sam Nunn, Adlai E. Stevenson, and Dr. Joyce Brothers.
 
  Identifier:   ms2051  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Hammond family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hammond family  
  Dates:   1782-1921  
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The collection consists of documents which deal mainly with land transactions relating to the Hammons / Hammonds and allied families of Walton, Wilkes and Oglethorpe County, Georgia. There is some Hammond and Ellsbury family genealogy. Some names involved include: Josiah Amerson, Isaiah C. Brand, W.K. Hammond, Moses Jernigan, Green H. Lirsey, Kinchin Rambo, and William Trammell.
 
  Identifier:   ms1523  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Fountain family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Fountain family  
  Dates:   1820-1955  
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This collection contains the papers of the Fountain and McCants families of Georgia. A large portion of the collection is comprised of the correspondence and financial records of Jonathan Jackson "Jack" McCants, Sr. (1845-1920) of Butler, Georgia. Also included are land deeds, titles, surveys, recipts, insurance policies, tax information, and printed material from the Fountain and McCants families, as well as a few letters from the McCrary family.
 
  Identifier:   ms4315  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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