Meade, George G., General, 1815-1872 in subject [X]
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1 Title:   Thomas Howard Ruger papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Ruger, Thomas Howard, 1833-1907  
  Dates:   1866-1869  
The collection consists of correspondence, telegrams, reports, and printed material. Most of the correspondence is with General Meade, Assistant Adjutant General Richard Drum, and the Bank of the Republic in New York. The letters by Ruger are drafts with numerous corrections and describe his attempts as Governor to carry out the orders of General Meade. There is a letter of parole from Jones on January 29, 1968 after his arrest and a letter from Jenkins on February 7, 1868 mentioning his possible arrest. After leaving office on July 4, 1868, Ruger sent reports to Governor Bullock and Richard Drum detailing his time as Governor and the problems he encountered. There is also a report each from the Georgia Penitentiary and the Georgia School for the Deaf stating some needs and expenses. The printed material includes a "Report of the Treasurer of the State of Georgia" (1866), "Constitution of the State of Georgia as passed by the Constitutional Convention" (1868), and order from headquarters of the Third Military District.
  Identifier:   ms3729  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   State of Georgia v. Ulysses S. Grant et al  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jenkins, Charles Jones, 1805-1883  
  Dates:   1867-1868  
The collection consists of the Supreme Court Bill The State of Georgia against Ulysses S. Grant, George G. Meade, Thomas H. Ruger, and Charles F. Rockwelll (1868), which presents ousted Georgia Governor Charles J. Jenkins' case against the defendents for illegally seizing the office of the governor and state property. The bill is in the form of a ten page booklet, accompanied by a two page handwritten summons and a handwritten testimony certifying "that the foregoing [bill] is a true copy." Also included is a letter from Charles J. Jenkins, Milledgeville, 1868 January 17, to Thomas Ruger regarding his removal as governor. Another letter by Jenkins, written 1868 January 29, is addressed to all defendents informing them of his plans to file a bill with the Supreme Court.
  Identifier:   ms3776  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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