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Champion family letters

Champion family letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Champion family letters
Inclusive Dates: 1816-1869
Language: English
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (65 folders)
Collection Number: ms1301
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

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.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Champion family letters, ms 1301. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Georgia -- Social life and customs.
Slavery -- Georgia -- History.
State succession.
Statehood (American politics)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11H. Stebbins to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 18 February 1816
 
12Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 30 November 1817
 
13Clinton, Henry Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 29 November 1818
 
14Montgomery County, Alabama, Henry Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 24 September 1819
 
15Savannah, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 2 December 1819
 
16West Springfield, Mass., Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. to Aaron Champion (Savannah), 30 March 1820
 
17Montgomery, Alabama, Henry Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 20 November1820
 
18Montgomery, Alabama, Henry Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 4 March 1821
 
19Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 29 January 1822
 
110Jasper County, Ga., Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 9 May 1822
 
111Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 28 May 1823
 
112Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 27 March 1824
 
113Savannah, Henry Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 14 April 1824
 
114Monticello, Moses Champion to Aaron Champion, 24 August 1824
 
115Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 4 January 1826
 
116Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 26 May 1827
 
117Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 12 June 1827
 
118Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 2 September 1827
 
119Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 30 September 1827
 
120Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 20 January 1828
 
121Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 13 July 1828
 
122Savannah, E. J. Purse to Mrs. Irma Champion (West Springfield), 13 January 1829
 
123Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 6 March 1829
 
124Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 28 April 1829
 
125Montreal, Elizabeth DeWitt to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 29 June 1829
 
126Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 9 May 1830
 
127Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 27 March 1831
 
128Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 11 June 1831
 
129Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 22 September 1831
 
130Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 8 January 1832
 
131Savannah, Mary Anne Champion to Elisabeth Champion (West Springfield), 22 July 1833
 
132Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 6 September 1833
 
133Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 14 July 1834
 
134West Springfield, Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. to Elisabeth Champion (Hartford), 13 June 1835
 
135Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 1 February 1836
 
136Monticello, Moses Champion to Elisabeth Champion (West Springfield), 16 May 1837
 
137Savannah, "Terra Ferma" to "My very dear friends at home", 8 October 1837
 
138Savannah, unsigned to "My dear Mother", 1 November 1837
 
139West Springfield, Dr. Reuben Champion," Jr. to Elisabeth Champion (Savannah,), 12 January 1838
 
140Monticello, Emily Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. (death of Moses Champion), 28 April 1838
 
141Monticello, Lucy Powell to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 28 April 1838
 
142Monticello, Emily Champion to Elisabeth Champion (West Springfield), 18 February 1842
 
143Monticello, Emily Champion to Elisabeth Champion, 23 January 1843
 
144Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 22 November 1843
 
145Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 14 November 1844
 
146Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 8 July 1845
 
147Monticello, Elizabeth G. Champion to Elisabeth B. Champion (West Springfield), 7 February 1848
 
148Monticello, Elizabeth G. Champion to Elisabeth B. Champion (West Springfield), 24 July 1848
 
149Monticello, Elisabeth Champion to Elizabeth Champion, 1 February 1849
 
150Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 22 January 1861
 
151Savannah, Jane C. Day to "Lizzie", 11 February 1861
 
152Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 13 February 1861
 
153Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 12 March 1861
 
154Savannah, incomplete 8 pp, 29 June 1861
 
155Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 29 June 1861
 
156Jersey City, Charles Moore to Mrs. Elizabeth C. Luthrop (South Hadley, Mass.), 8 July 1861
 
157Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 5 August 1861
 
158Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 27 June 1862
 
159Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 9 January 1863
 
160Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 10 March 1863
 
161Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 28 March 1865
 
162Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 12 August 1865
 
163Savannah, Aaron Champion to Elisabeth C Luthrop, 15 August 1865
 
164Savannah, Aaron Champion to Elisabeth C Luthrop (on death of Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr.), 20 October 1865
 
165Savannah, Aaron Champion to Elisabeth C. Luthrop, 10 February 1869