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Robert Toombs letters

Robert Toombs letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Toombs letters
Creator: Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885
Inclusive Dates: 1855, 1872
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2412
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Robert Toombs (1810-1885) was a lawyer, U.S. Senator (1844-1861), and Confederate General.

For more information, see the article Robert Toombs (1810-1885) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two letters: dated Roanoke, Georgia, November 20, 1855, signed "R. Toombs," regarding elections; dated Washington, Georgia, February 15, 1872, "My dear Sir," signed "R. Toombs," regarding Toombs' visit to Atlanta.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Toombs letters, ms2412, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Judges -- Election -- United States.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Georgia.

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