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1 Title:   Henry Newman Salzburger letterbooks (reproductions)  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, George Fenwick, 1916-2010  
  Dates:   1732-1770, circa 1966  
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The collection consists of photocopies of Henry Newman Salzburger letterbooks as follows: Extracts of Letters; Letters to the Saltzburghers & Georgia, vol. 1; Letters from the Saltzburghers, etc., vol. 1; Letters from the Salzburg & Georgia, vol. 2; Letters from and to the Saltzburghers & Georgia, vol. 2; Letters from Saltzburghers & Georgia, vol. 3; An Account of Receipts and Disbursements; The Several Accounts of Receipts and Disbursements; Saltzburgh Emigration to Georgia; Index of Letters Sent. The collection also includes an incomplete typescript of Henry Newman's Salzburger letterbooks, transcribed and edited by George Fenwick Jones. The typescript contains handwritten notations and corrections.
 
  Identifier:   ms93  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Samuel Urlsperger papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Urlsperger, Samuel, 1685-1772  
  Dates:   before 1968  
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The collection consists of an incomplete typescript of volume I (1733-34) of Detailed Reports on the Salzburger Emigrants Who Settled in America published by the University of Georgia Press in 1968. The book was translated by Hermann J. Lacher and edited with an introduction by George Fenwick Jones. This publication is number nine of the Wormsloe Foundation Publications.
 
  Identifier:   ms739  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Earl of Egmont papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Perceval, John, Earl, 1683-1748  
  Dates:   1732-1745  
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The collection consists of contemporary hand-written copies of letters and documents from 1732-1745 relating to the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America. The correspondence includes letters between officials and settlers in the Colony and the Trustees. Major correspondees include James Oglethorpe, Thomas Causton, Samuel Eveleigh, Thomas Christie, Elisha Dobree, John Wesley and Trustees Benjamin Martryn and Harman Verelst. The letters provide comprehensive information regarding the settlement of Georgia, especially in Savannah and Frederica; Indian trading and relations; activities of the French and Spanish; the question of slavery; Salzburger and Moravian settlers; and religious matters. The collection also includes the journals and letters from 1736-1745 of William Stephens, secretary and later president of the Colony.
 
  Identifier:   ms746  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Transcripts of the Earl of Egmont papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America  
  Dates:   1732-1743  
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Note The collection consists of transcripts created by E. Merton Coulter from contemporary, hand-written copies of letters and documents from 1732-1745 relating to the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America. The correspondence includes letters between officials and settlers in the Colony and the Trustees. Major correspondees include James Oglethorpe, Thomas Causton, Samuel Eveleigh, Thomas Christie, Elisha Dobree, John Wesley and Trustees Benjamin Martryn and Harman Verelst. The letters provide comprehensive information regarding the settlement of Georgia, especially in Savannah and Frederica; Indian trading and relations; activities of the French and Spanish; the question of slavery; Salzburger and Moravian settlers; and religious matters.
 
  Identifier:   ms1786  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Keith M. Read collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Read, Keith M., 1880-1940  
  Dates:   1732-1905  
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The collection consists of materials collected by Keith M. Read documenting the history of Georgia from 1732-1905. The materials include account books, correspondence, deeds, diaries, indentures, land grants, letter books, and minute books. Topics covered include the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, slavery, the Salzburgers, and Indian tribes in Georgia. The collection contains papers of John M. Berrien; William H. Crawford; John Forsyth; Williams Gibbons; Charles Harris; Herschel V. Johnson; James Wright; the Bosomworth, Habersham, and Houstoun families; as well as numerous other Georgians. Of particular interest are records (1861-1863) of the Consulate of Great Britain in Georgia during the Civil War; an account book (1818) of Dr. Lewis H. Feurth containing the date, name of patient, treatment, and payment; a diary (1733) of Peter Gordon describing life in Georgia and relations with the Indians; a diary (ca. 1714-1763) of Caleb Davis pertaining to his trading activities in Georgia with the English and Spanish; and a letter book (1804-1806) of William Woodbridge documenting his import/export business and the difficulties of trading with Europe and England during the Napoleonic Wars.
 
  Identifier:   ms921  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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