Attorneys Barrow and Thomas document book

Attorneys Barrow and Thomas document book

Descriptive Summary

Title: Attorneys Barrow and Thomas document book
Creator: Thomas, George Dudley, 1857-1895
Creator: Barrow, Middleton Pope, 1839-1903
Inclusive Dates: 1892-1893
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 volume(s)
Collection Number: ms103
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Middleton Pope Barrow, (grandson of Wilson Lumpkin), a Senator from Georgia; born near Antioch (now Stephens), Oglethorpe County, Ga., August 1, 1839; attended a private academy; graduated from the law department of the University of Georgia at Athens in 1860; admitted to the bar in 1860 and commenced practice in Athens, Clarke County, Ga.; during the Civil War entered the Confederate service in 1861 and served throughout the war; resumed the practice of law in Athens; member of the State constitutional convention in 1877; member, State house of representatives 1880-1881; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1882 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Benjamin H. Hill and served from November 15, 1882, to March 3, 1883; was not a candidate for reelection; resumed the practice of law in Athens, Ga.; judge of the eastern judicial circuit of Georgia from January 6, 1902, until his death in Savannah, Ga., December 23, 1903; interment in a private cemetery on the family plantation in Oglethorpe County, Ga. George Dudley Thomas (1857-1895) graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1874. He was a professor of law at the University of Georgia School of Law from 1881-1893.

Scope and Content

Volume labelled "No. 2 Document Book. From Jan. 1, 1892 to Nov. 27, 1893. Barrow & Thomas." This document-book contains carbon copies of legal documents from the practice of Middleton Pope Barrow and George Dudley Thomas, Athens, Georgia. Many of the documents deal with the transfer, sale, or lease of land in Athens.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Attorneys Barrow and Thomas document book, ms103, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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11Document book

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