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Richard H. Clark papers

Richard H. Clark papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Richard H. Clark papers
Creator: Clark, Richard H., 1824-1896
Inclusive Dates: 1815, 1860, 1867
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3321
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Richard H. Clark (1824-1896) was born in Springfield, Georgia. He was educated at Springfield Academy and then was admitted to practice law in 1844. He married Harriet G. Charlton on August 7, 1855 and, after her death, Anna Maria Lott. In 1862 he became a judge of the Southwestern Circuit, resigning in 1866, and in 1876 he became a judge of the city court of Atlanta. He became judge of the superior courts of the Stone Mountain Circuit in 1885.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three items: a letter dated Mount Hope Pl., October 13, 1815, to Judge Richard H. Clark, Atlanta, Georgia, signed "Aug. P. Wetter," relating legal cases; account page dated 1860 for Mrs. R. H. Clark, listing clothing items; a legal note dated April 27, 1867.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Richard H. Clark papers, ms3322, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Promissory notes.
Wetter, Augustus P. -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1815, 1860, 1867