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1 Title:   Jacob Waldburg papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Waldburg, Jacob  
  Dates:   1793, 1818, 1829  
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The collection consists of three items: a list of slaves owned by the family of Jacob Waldburg of Chatham County, Georgia (1793); a promissory note to Waldburg from John M. Harvey (1818); and a land grant to Waldburg for property in Lee County, Georgia (1829).
 
  Identifier:   ms1194  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   William H. Bonner papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bonner, William H., 1831-1917  
  Dates:   1860-1879  
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The collection consists of one handwritten letter: dated near Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia, May 1, 1873, "Col. Jordan," signed "William B.," regarding the purchase of several enslaved people. The collection also includes a handwritten bill of sale for enslaved people sold to William H. Bonner.
 
  Identifier:   ms3558  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Inventory of people enslaved by Henry Bourguin  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1779 December 11  
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The collection consists of a handwritten estate inventory created December 11, 1779, by Henry Bourguin's daughters. The inventory includes a list of the people enslaved by Bourguin, including name with approximate monetary value, and is divided into three columns showing the division of his estate by his three daughters.
 
  Identifier:   ms1205  
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4 Title:   Agenoria (ship) records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Agenoria (Brig)  
  Dates:   1797-1798  
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The collection consists of records of the slave ship Agenoria, 1797-1798. The volume records the sale of sixty-seven enslaved people brought from Africa to Savannah, Georgia, and includes the number and gender of enslaved people sold, to whom they were sold, price paid, and the auction of remainder. Additional entries contain itemized accounts of expenses for food, clothing, nursing, and selling the enslaved people.
 
  Identifier:   ms2114  
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5 Title:   Indenture transferring four enslaved people  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Richmond County (Ga.)  
  Dates:   1833 December 28  
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The collection consists of one indenture: made December 28, 1833, in Richmond County, Georgia, between Samuel Hicks of Columbia County, Georgia, and James G. Stallings of Richmond County, Georgia, for payment of 200 dollars for four enslaved people whose names were Henry, Elsy, Dinah, and Jim.
 
  Identifier:   ms2369  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Richard M. Johnston legal document  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnston, Richard Malcolm, 1822-1898  
  Dates:   1859  
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The collection consists of a legal document transferring property from Richard M. Johnston of Hancock County, Georgia, to Willie Edwards Bonner. Property includes "a negro woman" and her children, piano, spectacles, and other personal items.
 
  Identifier:   ms2391  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Slavery in Georgia collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1802-1856  
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The collection consists of materials relating to enslaved people and slavery in Georgia. The materials include estate appraisals for the estate of Brittain Smith (1802) and Valentine Hatcher (1812); an inventory of the estate of Valentine Hatcher (1812); and a property list of the estate of Brittain Smith (1802); a bill from Lusk, Lathrop, and Co. documenting items purchased for slaves' use (1834); and a letter (1856) from Linton Stephens in Sparta (Ga.). The appraisals and property list give the enslaved peoples' name and value. The letter (16 Dec. 1856) lists enslaved people Linton has for sale including their price, name, and age and discusses the health of several slaves.
 
  Identifier:   ms2923  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Jones County slave trade documents  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kitchens, Bose  
  Dates:   1854-1863  
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The collection consists of documents regarding slave trade. One letter documents the sale of a enslaved man named Amos from Boze Kitchens of Sumter County to John Humphries of Jones County, Georgia. A group of three documents details the dispute of a transfer of slaves from Jones County, Georgia to Mississippi in the settlement of a debt. Included is a letter from A.H. Broach to his brother Calvin asking him to take care in the sale or resale of his former enslaved man, Peter.
 
  Identifier:   ms4010  
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9 Title:   McIntosh County, Georgia bill of exceptions  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia. Supreme Court  
  Dates:   1848  
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A bill of exceptions in the Supreme Court of Georgia, at Savannah, January Term, 1848, for the recovery of three African American enslaved people "named Judy, Bella, and John her son...that were the property of Ann Cunningham," in the case Ann Grigg vs. Charles Spalding.
 
  Identifier:   ms2198  
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10 Title:   Johnston family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnston family  
  Dates:   1836-1862  
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The collection consists of papers of the Malcolm Johnston family. Included are correspondences; two small account books; and Certificate no. 2457, for the purchase of a tract of land in Montgomery, Alabama, by Arthur B. Davis of Muscogee, Georgia. The collection also includes documents concerning enslaved people owned by the Johnston family: bill of sales for a slave received by Richard Johnston; wills of Malcolm Johnston and E. L. Johnston; "List of property belonging to M. Johnston," listing 800 acres of land, and the name, sex, age, and monetary value of enslaved people.
 
  Identifier:   ms1629  
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11 Title:   Isaiah T. Irvin, Sr. will  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Irvin, Isaiah T., Sr.  
  Dates:   1856 October  
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The collection consists of the last will and testament of Isaiah T. Irvin, Sr. of Wilkes County, Georgia, dividing his estate amongst his wife, Isabella Irvin (37 enslaved African Americans, the cattle, the plantation and all farm equipment), his grandson John Pope Johnson ($2,000 cash, five shares in Ga. RR & Banking stock), his daughter Louisa T. Crosby ($4,500 cash), his granddaughters Caroline Favor, Ann Reese and Isabella Askew ($900 each), his grandsons Isaiah T. Irvin, Jr. (his Ga. RR & Banking stock), the remainder of his estate to be divided amongst Martha Stephens (granddaughter), Nancy Favor, Charles M. Irvin, Isaiah Irvin Jr., Martha Battle, Mary Callaway (children).
 
  Identifier:   ms859  
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12 Title:   Wilson Lumpkin papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870  
  Dates:   1828-1869, 1908-1969  
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The collection consists of papers of Wilson Lumpkin from 1828-1869. The papers consist mainly of personal correspondence (1828-1859) from Lumpkin to his wife, Annis Hopkins Lumpkin, and children written from Washington, D.C. while he was serving as a U.S. Representative and Senator and during his involvement with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The collection also includes a "memorandum" notebook (1838-1869) in which Lumpkin recorded a few diary entries, genealogical notes, recollections of his childhood and political career, and lists of slave births. The collection included a broadside, Letter from Ex-Governor Lumpkin (BRO 1860 L4), which has been added to the broadside collection.
 
  Identifier:   ms659  
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13 Title:   John S. Pool will  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Pool, John S.  
  Dates:   1862  
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The collection consists of the last will and testament of John S. Pool of Paulding County, Georgia dividing his property amongst his wife, Charlotte who is to receive one enslaved African American woman, two beds and furniture, two cows and calves, one set of chairs and tables and two hundred dollars; his remaining property is to be sold and divided equally amongst his children, Sarah Simmons John Florene Elze Wood Martha Ann Mary Ann Enoch Wesly Minerva Jane Asbury and Lovie Coker (no commas between names). Elzy W. Pool and N. N. Beall appointed executors.
 
  Identifier:   ms857  
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14 Title:   Absolam Janes will  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Janes, Absolam  
  Dates:   1847, 1854  
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The collection consists of the last will and testament of Absolam Janes of Greene County, Georgia dividing his property amongst his children: Cornelia M. Sanders (7 slaves, 745 acres of land, $750 in sundry); Thomas P. Janes (8 slaves, furniture, 520 acres of land); Nancy W. McWhorter (7 slaves, furniture and a house); Mary E. Janes (11 slaves, a cash settlement of $6,000); and grandchildren Robert McWhorter (25 shares Georgia RR and Banking stock), all remaining property is to be equally divided between the children Cornelia Sanders, Thomas Janes, Mary Janes, Felix Janes, Susan Janes and Cordelia Janes.
 
  Identifier:   ms858  
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15 Title:   Documents related to slavery in Georgia and Virginia  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1831-1863  
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This collection contains legal documents related to slavery including estate appraisals and inventories, legal orders, and judgements from Georgia. It also includes a tax statement from Virginia.
 
  Identifier:   ms4259  
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16 Title:   Thomas Jones family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, Thomas, active 1852-1858  
  Dates:   1819-1889  
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The collection consists of papers of the Thomas Jones family of Thomas County, Georgia from 1819-1889. Thomas Jones' papers include lists of taxable property (slaves, land, livestock, and equipment); indentures; and receipts for the purchase of slaves (names of enslaved people include Adam, a carpenter, Charles, Randal, John, Betsy, Nancy, Abram, Ann, Eliza, Sam, Ned, Bob, Lucy, Cherry, Nelson, Charlott, Robert, Lindy, and Mary). Letters are from Henry Francis Jones to his sister, and between Edwin T. Davis and Mattie Davis; and regard battles, military strategy, and military life. Papers of E.T. Davis concern Davis's military services, and include diary entries with regard to his service with the Dixie Boys of Company A, 57th Georgia Infantry Regiment. The collection also includes plats, indentures, and writs regarding land in Georgia, mainly Irwin and Thomas counties, and a portrait of Thomas Jones.
 
  Identifier:   ms817  
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17 Title:   McDowell, Talmadge, Lipscomb, and Rutherford families papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Clovis "Coke" G., 1854-1896  
  Dates:   1861-1868, undated  
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This collection contains the papers of the McDowell, Talmadge, Lipscomb, and Rutherford families including correspondence, ledgers, Civil War documents, and a will related to the McDowell family and Clovis Talmadge; the diary of a Union soldier; clippings; and photographs related to the Lipscomb and Rutherford families. The bulk of the collection is comprised of the correspondence of Georgia McDowell Talmadge and her husband Clovis Talmadge during and immediately following the Civil War. Transcriptions of the almost all of the correspondence and the will are included.
 
  Identifier:   ms4356  
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18 Title:   Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm (Jefferson, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1774-1969  
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This collection contains land grants, legal papers, farm records, photographs, correspondence, and artifacts documenting the history of the farm on which the Shields and Ethridge families ran from Colonial settlement through the 20th Century. Included are plats of the farm as it grew, photographs of daily operations, business receipts reflecting the changing times, and a variety of manuals and catalogs of farm implements as the farm became more mechanized. There are many identified photographs, mainly from the 1920s, recording family trips, farm operations, and portraits.
 
  Identifier:   ms4274  
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19 Title:   William Harden family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harden, William, 1844-1936  
  Dates:   1826-1936  
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The collection consists of the papers of William Harden and the Harden family of Savannah, Georgia from 1826-1936. The papers include correspondence, legal documents, genealogical materials, clippings, as well as speeches and writings of William Harden. The bulk of the collection (1844-1936) consists of correspondence to William Harden or Judge Edward J. Harden. Letters to William Harden pertain to Georgia history and family genealogy as well as letters documenting Harden's duties as Secretary of the Sons of the Revolution (Savannah, Ga.) and as Librarian for the Georgia Historical Society (Savannah, Ga.). Correspondence to Judge Edward Jenkins Harden discusses Georgia politics and law cases. Notable correspondents include Joseph Henry Lumpkin, Charles Colcock Jones, Jr., and Caroline Miller. Also includes correspondence of other family members including John Maxwell Harden, Edward T. Harden, and Ann Harden Morse. Of particular interest, are a series of letters (1826-1857, with gaps) from George Michael Troup to Dr. W.C. Daniels of Savannah (Ga.). Writing from Milledgeville (Ga.) and Washington (D.C.), Troup's letters discuss Georgia and U.S. politics, state rights, Georgia land surveys, public education, tariffs, the nullification issue, and Indian affairs.
 
  Identifier:   ms878  
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20 Title:   T. A. Barrow family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barrow family  
  Dates:   1819-1989  
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The collection consists of the papers, correspondence, diaries, photographs, maps, and writings of members of the extended Barrow families as well as information and photographs of some ancestors and collateral relatives, during the 1819-1989 period. They were collected and housed in the residence of the late Loyce Alice Barrow and Shelby Myrick Jr., 2807 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms4349  
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