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George Rockingham Gilmer papers

George Rockingham Gilmer papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: George Rockingham Gilmer papers
Creator: Gilmer, George Rockingham, 1790-1859
Inclusive Dates: 1827, 1858
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms330
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

George Rockingham Gilmer (1790-1859) was a U.S. Representative and Georgia Governor (1829-1831 and 1837-1839).

For more information, see the article George R. Gilmer (1790-1859) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a journal written by George Rockingham Gilmer detailing a trip he took to Virginia in 1858. The journal describes travels, friends, relatives, and activities during the trip. Also included are two letters containing biographical information of Gilmer, and a land grant for 202 ½ acres to Hardy Deloach in Carroll County, Georgia, surveyed January 18, 1827.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Rockingham Gilmer papers, ms330, 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

Gilmer, George Rockingham, 1790-1859
Journals (accounts)
Virginia -- Description and travel.

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