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Williamson S. Stuckey Jr. collection of historical documents

Williamson S. Stuckey Jr. collection of historical documents

Descriptive Summary

Title: Williamson S. Stuckey Jr. collection of historical documents
Creator: Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester , 1935-
Inclusive Dates: 1779-1887
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3376
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of historical documents collected by Williamson S. Stuckey, Jr. Documents include: a list of complimentary weapons, food, etc. from John Hancock to Mr. Osborn of the committee of Wars, undated; document signed by Thomas Jefferson appointing John Allison Lt. Col. of the 1st State Regiment of Infantry in the Commonwealth of Virginia, dated July 23, 1779; order signed by Andrew Jackson directing the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to respite of Philander R. Broad, dated February 18, 1837; certificate signed by Robert E. Lee that articles were received for the improvement of the harbor of St. Louis, circa 1838; correspondence to Thomas Gilbert of Columbus, Georgia, from Alexander H. Stephens, regarding Miscellanies of Georgia; and correspondence to Captain John H. Martin from Jefferson Davis regarding the cane Martin gave Davis, dated January 9, 1887. The collection also includes an etched portrait of Andrew Jackson, and engraved portraits of Thomas Jefferson and Robert E. Lee.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Williamson S. Stuckey Jr. collection of historical documents, ms3376, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.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

Confederate States of America -- Correspondence
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 -- Correspondence
Engravings (prints)
Etchings (prints)
Hancock, John, 1737-1793 -- Autographs
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 -- Autographs
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Appointments and retirements
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 -- Autographs
Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883 -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11List of complimentary weapons from John Hancock
12Thomas Jefferson document and protrait, 1779 July 23
13Andrew Jackson order and portrait, 1837 February 18
14Robert E. Lee certificate and portrait, 1838
15Alexander H. Stephen letter, 1874 September 8
16Jefferson Davis letter, 1887 January 9