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Minerva Winstead Sayre papers

Minerva Winstead Sayre papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Minerva Winstead Sayre papers
Creator: Sayre, Minerva Winstead
Inclusive Dates: 1838-1858
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2849
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence between Minerva in Athens (Ga.) and Milton Sayre of Mobile (Ala.), written before and after their marriage. The collection also includes the will of Milton Sayre, some deeds, a return for the estate of Alexander Winstead, and slave bills of sale.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Minerva Winstead Sayre papers, ms2849, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Athens (Ga.) -- Social life and customs.
Mobile (Ala.)
Sayre, Milton
Slave bills of sale -- Georgia.
Winstead, Alexander

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1843-1858
12Bills of sale; indenture; will of Milton Sayre (1853); estate of Alexander Winstead, 1838-1858