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1 Title:   Julia Evans Cope letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cope, Julia Evans, -1929  
  Dates:   1924 June 11  
A single letter from Julia Evans Cope to the Georgia General Assembly addressing the topic of capital punishment in the state. Cope is writing in support of the the bill to abolish capital punishment put forward by Representatives Viola Ross Napier of Bibb County and John Stephens Wood of Fulton County. At the time of the letter the bill was pending before the House Judiciary Committee. Also included is a photocopy of Cope's obituary from The Atlanta Constitution, dated 1929 March 6.
  Identifier:   ms3857  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Nathaniel Wyche and Sarah R. Hunter papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hunter, Nathaniel Wyche, 1811-1849  
  Dates:   1820-1869  
The collection consists of papers of Nathaniel Wyche and Sarah R. Golding Hunter from 1820-1869. The earliest correspondence (1840-1843) is to Sarah R. Golding from family and friends, mainly discussing Athens social life and their experiences at school. The majority of the collection is comprised of correspondence (1843-1846) between Hunter and his fiancee and later wife Sarah R. Golding while he served in the 2nd Cavalry (Dragoons) of the U.S. Army, particularly during the Mexican War. His early letters discuss mostly their budding romance, but later letters describe camp conditions, travel to Mexico, the Mexican countryside, and engagements of his unit. Includes letters from the Augusta Arsenal (Ga.), Fort Columbus (N.Y.), Fort Jessup, Corpus Christi (Tex.), and Camargo (Mexico) with details on the Battle of Palo Alto and Reseca de la Palma (May 1846). The collection contains some official military correspondence such as orders, memos and correspondence documenting the actions of John E. Wool, Zachary Taylor, Irvin McDowell, William Joseph Hardee, and John S. Wood. The papers also include diaries kept by Hunter from October 1-15, 1846 discussing his trip to Mexico and another from February 21 - March 12, 1848 describing his command of American troops near Monterrey (Mexico); and a diary kept by Sarah G. Hunter from 1848-1849 mainly describing Athens (Ga.) social life and the death of her husband.
  Identifier:   ms331  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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