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1 Title:   William Cooper diary and ledger  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cooper, William  
  Dates:   1852-1867  
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The collection consists of a diary and ledger of William Cooper from 1857-1860, regarding court sessions, daily expenses and purchases, Cooper's plantation, and a trip to Texas. The ledger lists legal cases of Cooper & Norton for the years 1852-1867.
 
  Identifier:   ms3644  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   George W. Griffin letter to Samuel Lucy  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Griffin, George W.  
  Dates:   1864 August 26  
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This collection contains an 1864 letter from George W. Griffin, of the Georgia 53rd Infantry Regiment, to Samuel Lucy inquiring into the whereabouts of his personal servant that became seperated when Mr. Griffin was wounded in battle and sent to a hospital, and then home.
 
  Identifier:   ms4260  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Alexander Augustus Smets will and codicil (photocopy)  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smets, A. A. (Alexander A.)  
  Dates:   1853, 1862  
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The collection consists of photocopies of the will and codicil of Alexander Augustus Smets (dated 1853 and 1862).
 
  Identifier:   ms981  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   United States Ex-slave Owners Registration Bureau form letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   circa 1890s  
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This collection contains a form letter from the fradulent United States Ex-slave Owners Registration Bureau assuring former slave owners that by paying a fee, the bureau would register the number of slaves they lost at the time of the Emancipation Proclaimation so that they could be compensated.
 
  Identifier:   ms4289  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Sale account of enslaved people  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1800-1810  
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The collection consists of one account of sales of enslaved people by Hamilton & Couper to James Moss, Bahamas. The document lists the price, buyer, and numbers of people sold.
 
  Identifier:   ms2120  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Agreement between Angus McQueen and Ellen  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Ellen  
  Dates:   1864-1865  
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The collection consists of a bill of sale from Savannah, Georgia for the purchase of an enslaved woman, Ellen, and her child, Caroline, and an agreement made between Ellen and Angus McQueen. The bill of sale shows that Jackson Hodges paid $3,700 dollars to Samuel Hauser. The bill of sale also notes that Ellen has a burn. A year later after the end of the Civil War, an indenture agreement was made between Angus McQueen of Montgomery County, Georgia and the "now freed woman," Ellen. In the agreement, Ellen agrees to continue working on McQueen's plantation. McQueen "promises and agrees to feed, clothe, and give medical attention to" Ellen and her child. These terms are considered to be Ellen's "just compensation for the labor performed." McQueen agrees to these terms as long as Ellen "will obey all orders" and "will be respectful, submissive, and obedient."
 
  Identifier:   ms4146  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   Hatton-Lovejoy family memoirs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lovejoy family  
  Dates:   1833-1887  
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The collection consists of the typed memoirs of the Hatton and Lovejoy families, titled Memoirs of My Mother and Her Family, and a carbon copy of these memoirs. The memoirs begin with the arrival of the Hatton family (compiler's great-grandfather) in Georgia on November 13, 1833, having moved family and slaves from the Newberry district, South Carolina, to Meriwether County, Georgia. Grandmother Mary Ann Hatton married Anderson Ray Lovejoy of Jasper County, Georgia, who became a licensed Methodist preacher in Meriwether County through the influence of distant kinsmen Lovick and George Foster Pierce. The family moved into Greenville, Georgia, from the county, then to Atlanta, Oxford, Clarkston, and Lovejoy's Crossing. There are many mentions of prominent people and events during the mid-nineteenth century. The memoirs conclude in 1887.
 
  Identifier:   ms1012  
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11 Title:   McDowell, Talmadge, Lipscomb, and Rutherford families papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Clovis "Coke" G., 1854-1896  
  Dates:   1861-1868, undated  
  Contents:  
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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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13 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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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