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1 Title:   James Jefferson Wilson letter to E. Jackson  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wilson, James Jefferson, 1775-1824  
  Dates:   1819 January 23  
The collection consists of a letter from Senator James Jefferson Wilson to E. Jackson of Savannah, Georgia dated January 23, 1819. Wilson describes the ongoing discussion in the U.S. House of Representatives pertaining to General Andrew Jackson's conduct during the Seminole War and that in the upcoming vote, the majority will rule in Jackson's favor.
  Identifier:   ms1010  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   John Banks collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Banks, John, 1797-1870  
  Dates:   1830-1865  
The collection consists mainly of an autobiography of John Banks written sporadically from 1830-1865. His autobiography outlines his boyhood and family background; service in the Seminole Indian Wars in 1818 in Florida; his involvement in various mercantile businesses in Elbert and Henry counties; his presidency in the Planters & Mechanics' Bank in Columbus; ownership in the Howard Manufacturing Company (textile) in Columbus; the Civil War and his sons', Daniel Watkins, Richard Eugene, and Willis Dunston service in the Confederate Army; and Sherman's march through Georgia. The collection also includes the Banks family bible containing births, deaths, and marriages, and two published works on the Banks and Winstanley families' genealogy.
  Identifier:   ms2540  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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