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1 Title:   Diamond family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Diamond family  
  Dates:   1831-1891  
The collection consists of correspondence of the Diamond family of DeKalb County, Georgia and Rusk or Grayson County, Texas from 1831-1891. Topics discussed include family members' migration to Texas, descriptions of life before and after the Civil War, an 1867 yellow fever epidemic in Texas and the resulting deaths of several family members, weather, crops, the health of family members, proposed visits between the families, and religion. The majority of the correspondence is written by Diamond family members living in either Henderson, Rusk County, Texas or Grayson County, Texas. Major correspondents include Catherine Diamond Crow; Amanda J. Diamond, wife of James J.; George Washington Diamond; and Lizzie Towles Diamond, wife of William Wingfield.
  Identifier:   ms641  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Hattie L. Harman letters to Annie Carleton  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harman, Hattie L.  
  Dates:   1855-1857  
Letters from Hattie L. Harman, to her cousin Annie Carleton, on a plantation near Jeffersonville, Georgia, from 1855-1857. Harman's letters are written first from Forsyth, Georgia and then mainly from Notasulga, Alabama, where her family moved in 1855. Scattered letters are from Macon on her visits back to Georgia. The letters discuss family matters, the reaction of a young woman on the westward migration, and educational matters including Harmon's efforts to enter the teaching profession.
  Identifier:   ms1031  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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