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1 Title:   John Archibald Campbell letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Campbell, John Archibald, 1811-1889  
  Dates:   1842-1843, 1885  
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The collection consists of two letters from John Archibald Campbell to Rebecca Butler regarding family matters, the education of Campbell's children, and the economy (1842, 1885). Also included is a deed of gift of enslaved people named Robert Whitman, Nancy, Judy, Sarah, and Ivry, from Campbell to Butler.
 
  Identifier:   ms792  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Samuel Meeker letter to General James Winchester  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Meeker, Samuel, 1763-1832  
  Dates:   1804 December 27  
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The collection consists of a letter from Samuel Meeker writing from Philadelphia on 27 December 1804 to General James Winchester of Cragfont, Tennessee. The letter discusses slaves and their possible sale in New Orleans. The list of enslaved mentioned in the letter unfortunately is not present. However, Meeker goes on to mention aspects of shipping and overseas trade.
 
  Identifier:   ms1271  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Henry W. Longfellow letter to Andrew A. Lipscomb  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882  
  Dates:   1853 July 4  
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The collection consists of a letter from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to Andrew A. Lipscomb dated Cambridge, July 4, 1853. Longfellow discusses his view of slavery "the meanest form of tyranny," the influence of newspapers upon public opinion, and his future meeting with Lipscomb.
 
  Identifier:   ms653  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Mangham family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mangham family  
  Dates:   1849-1888  
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The collection consists of receipts and printed items, but the majority is correspondence. Of particular interest are letters written by Willoughby Hill Mangham while serving with Company I of the 11th Georgia Infantry Regiment to his father, John Grier Mangham. Written from Virginia, Mangham discusses the Battle of 1st Bull Run, fighting at Yorktown, troop movements, and the Emancipation Proclamation. Other correspondents include Solomon R. Mangham, John Mangham, and H.H. Hill whose letters discuss cotton sales, the attack on Harper's Ferry, and abolition.
 
  Identifier:   ms2132  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Jennie Smith letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Way, William  
  Dates:   1852-1884  
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The collection consists of correspondence written to Jennie (Emily Jane) Smith from family, friends, and soldiers in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Georgia, from 1852-1884. Correspondence regards family news, social events, Quaker farm life, marriages, and deaths. Some letters regard marriage proposals and matchmaking for Jennie. Smith's uncle, William Way, in Pennsylvania, writes about his views on marriage, causes of the Civil War, slavery, and post-war problems.
 
  Identifier:   ms3155  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Cyprian Porter Willcox diaries  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Willcox, Cyprian Porter, 1822-1897  
  Dates:   1848-1854, 1933  
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The collection consists of two diaries of Cyprian Porter Willcox. Entries dating July-September 1848 discuss the French Revolution of 1848; the succeeding Republic government; and military and political issues of Prussia, Germany, Italy and the United States, including slavery. Part of the volume outlines the history of the United States, including the founding of the original colonies and the revolution of 1776. Entries dating April 1852-September 1854 detail Willcox's trip through Europe, including travels in Spain, France, Germany, Denmark, and Switzerland. He discusses time spent in cities and regions including Valencia, Madrid, Cadiz, and Granada, Spain; Marseilles and Paris, France; Munich, Berlin, and Augsburg, Germany; and Copenhagen, Denmark. Entries for the various cities and regions vary in concentration and detail, but often include observations on architecture, the characteristics of the area, accommodations, weather, food, and people. The entry for Madrid includes a lengthy discourse on a bullfight Willcox attended. The second diary contains an inscription, "My father's book of travels in Europe as a young man, Athens, March 19, 1933."
 
  Identifier:   ms98  
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7 Title:   Joseph Henry Lumpkin family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lumpkin, Joseph Henry, 1799-1867  
  Dates:   1780-1903  
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The collection consists of the papers of Joseph Henry Lumpkin and the Lumpkin family of Athens, Georgia from 1780-1903. Includes correspondence, bills, a diary, indentures, lands grants, legal documents, and maps. The bulk of the correspondence is to Joseph Henry Lumpkin (1820-1856) discussing politics, the 1840 presidential election, the Wilmont Proviso (dealing with slavery), legal cases, law practice, and Lumpkin's appointments. Major correspondents include John MacPherson Berrien, Howell Cobb, Ebenezer Staines, and Hiram Warner. The diary was written by Mary B. Thomas, a school girl in Forsyth, Georgia, who later married Edwin King Lumpkin. Written from June - August 1873, Thomas describes her friends, school, social and family life. The collection also contains bills, receipts, and correspondence relating to Colonel Thomas Carr, an ancestor of Lumpkin. The correspondence (1773-1837) describes the Louisiana territory, Saint Louis (Mo.), the War of 1812, politics, and family news.
 
  Identifier:   ms192  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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