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1 Title:   Alabama (Ship) claims  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1868-1882  
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The collection consists of one notebook containing claims of various individuals against the United States government concerning losses incurred when the Confederate steamer Alabama was sunk during the Civil War (1868-1875).
 
  Identifier:   ms1499  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Herschel Vespasian Johnson letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnson, Herschel V. (Herschel Vespasian), 1812-1880  
  Dates:   1869 August 22  
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The collection consists of one handwritten letter: dated Sandy Grove, Jefferson County, Georgia, August 22, 1869, signed "Herschel V. Johnson," regarding a suggested plan to accept claims "to refund every dollar taken from individuals, on account of cotton subscribed [Confederate Government], but not delivered at the time of Lee's surrender..."
 
  Identifier:   ms1566  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Gazaway Bugg Lamar papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lamar, Gazaway Bugg, 1798-1874  
  Dates:   1822-1910  
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The collection consists of the personal and business papers of Gazaway Bugg Lamar from 1822-1910. The early records deal with Lamar's business dealings and include stock certificates, bills of sale for slaves, promissory notes, receipts, and correspondence. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence and documents relating to the case of Gazaway Bugg Lamar vs the United States of America concerning the Federal government's seizure of Lamar's assets after the Civil War.
 
  Identifier:   ms10  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Linton and Hull family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hull family  
  Dates:   1799, 1824-1873  
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The collection consists of papers of the Linton and Hull families from 1799, 1824-1873. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence (1861-1864) from William Henry Waddell, stationed in Alabama and Georgia probably with the 9th Georgia Infantry, to his cousin, Julia Hull of Athens, Georgia in which Waddell discusses military officers, camp drills, living accommodations, his health, seeing sick and wounded Confederate soldiers, seeing Union prisoners of war, visiting relatives in Montgomery, Alabama, news from home, communication with John Linton, and his plans for teaching after the war. Two letters (1853, 1858) from John S. Linton to his wife Lucy Ann Hull Linton detail Linton's business in New York, buying machinery, opinions of Boston, Massachusetts, and visits with friends. Additional correspondence includes a letter (1848) to Howell Cobb from Asbury Hull in which Hull discusses candidates for president and suggests Zachary Taylor; a letter (1849) from George G. Hull to his sister in Athens, Georgia detailing poverty in Pennsylvania and how much better their slaves live; and a letter (1873) to John Linton from Alexander Stephens pertaining to attempts by Linton to recoup financial losses on cotton destroyed as enemy property. The collection contains a 1799 copy of a 1784 land grant, an 1826 land grant, and indenture documents dated 1824. Finally included are a note written by Miss Lucy Linton (undated), regarding Dr. John L. Linton's resignation, and three newspaper clippings and obituaries of John S. Linton.
 
  Identifier:   ms585  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Brooks-Estes-Taylor papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brooks family  
  Dates:   1827-1954  
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Brooks-Estes papers center around Walker Brooks, of Penfield, Ga., and his wife, Harriet (Estes) Brooks, including personal correspondence from family and friends, and business correspondence regarding Brooks's plantation in Barnwell County, South Carolina. Papers of John Taylor chiefly relate to his law practice in Summerville, Georgia, and includes Chattooga County, Ga., court documents and records, and printed material, chiefly relating to education and law.
 
  Identifier:   ms2533  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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