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Robert Toombs order and Alfred Colquitt letter

Robert Toombs order and Alfred Colquitt letter

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Toombs order and Alfred Colquitt letter
Creator: Colquitt, Alfred Holt, 1829-1894
Creator: Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885
Inclusive Dates: 1838, 1886
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 folder(s) 4 items
Collection Number: ms4305
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Robert Toombs (1810-1885) was a lawyer, U.S. Senator (1844-1861), and Confederate General. For further information, see the article Robert Toombs (1810-1885) at New Georgia Encylopedia.

Alfred Holt Colquitt (1829-1894) was born in Walton County, Georgia. Colquitt was a lawyer, Confederate officer, U.S. Representative (1852-1854), Georgia Governor (1876-1882), and a U.S. Senator (1883-1894). For more information, see the article Alfred H. Colquitt (1824-1894) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a legal order and engraved portrait of Robert Toombs, and a letter from Alfred Colquitt to John E. Brown and an engraved portrait of Colquitt.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Toombs order and Alfred Colquitt letter, ms4305, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

The items in this collection was tranferred from the University of Georgia School of Law and removed from their frames.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Colquitt, Alfred Holt, 1829-1894
Legal documents.
Politicians -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Portraits -- Georgia.
Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Robert Toombs legal order and engraved portrait, 1838
12Alfred Colquitt letter and engraved portrait, 1886