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1 Title:   Champion family letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1816-1869  
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The collection consists of correspondence of the Champion family from 1816-1869. The bulk of the collection contains letters written by Aaron Champion of Savannah (Georgia) or Moses Champion of Monticello (Georgia) to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. of West Springfield (Massachusetts). The Champions comment on the social, political, and economic situations occurring in Georgia during. The collection also contains an 1816 letter from H. Stebbins of Savannah to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. pertaining to Savannah, the people, commerce, and slavery; three letters from Henry Champion of Montgomery (Alabama) to Dr. Champion discussing the proposed statehood of what was then the western territory; and a series of letters written from Savannah during the Civil War discussing the formation of the Confederacy, the progress of the war, and its effect upon the civilian population.
 
  Identifier:   ms1301  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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