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1 Title:   Collection of miscellaneous Georgia documents  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Abrams, Harvey Dan  
  Dates:   1818-1977  
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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2 Title:   John Macpherson Berrien letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856  
  Dates:   1821-1852  
Consists of 14 letters written by Georgia Senator John Macpherson Berrien during his political career. The letters pertain to matters such as politics, lawsuits, and personal matters. The "Mr. Penrose" he writes to is likely Philadelphia politician Charles Bingham Penrose.
  Identifier:   ms4106  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Thomas Smith family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Thomas, 1745-1809  
  Dates:   1767-1912  
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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