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Correspondence regarding the spelling of Elijah Clarke's name

Correspondence regarding the spelling of Elijah Clarke's name

Descriptive Summary

Title: Correspondence regarding the spelling of Elijah Clarke's name
Creator: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Department of Mines, Mining, and Geology.
Creator: Athens Historical Society
Inclusive Dates: 1961-1963
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms438
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence written between 1961 and 1963 discussing the spelling of Elijah Clarke's last name, as well as the spelling of Clarke County, the Georgia county named for him. Correspondents include Garland Peyton (Director, Department of Mines, Mining and Geology of Georgia), Pat Bryant (Deputy Surveyor General, Georgia Surveyor General Department, Office of the Secretary of State), Richard N. Fickett, III (Athens Historical Society, President), Lillian M. Hawes (Georgia Historical Society, Savannah). Correspondents included photocopies of pages from Georgia's Official and Statistical Register (1957-1958), Acts of the General Assembly of Georgia (1801), and an extract from "Origin of the name of Clark's Hill," a typescript by Tilden B. Lane.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Correspondence regarding the spelling of Elijah Clarke's name, ms438, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clarke County (Ga.)
Clarke, Elijah, 1733-1799
Correspondence.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Correspondence and documents, 1961-1963