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John Clark family papers

John Clark family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Clark family papers
Creator: Clark family
Inclusive Dates: 1826-1862
Language: English
Extent: 4 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms547
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Clark (1766-1832), daughter Ann Williamson Clark (b. 1801) married John W. Campbell.

For more information, see the article John Clark (1766-1832) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers relating to the settlement of John Clark's estate and the activities of his heirs from 1826-1862. The papers include inventories of property, deeds, plat maps, correspondence, and copies of court records. The materials mainly document land transfers and land claims in Florida often with the St. Andrews & Chipola Canal & Railroad Company. Correspondents include Ann Clark Campbell, John W. Campbell, Richard H. Long, and Thomas Baltzell.

The collection included a broadside, Pensacola Gazette Extra Saturday, BRO 1826 P4, which has been added to the broadside collection.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Clark family papers, ms547, 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

Baltzell, Thomas, -1866
Clark, John, 1766-1832
Correspondence
Deeds.
Inventories.
Land settlement -- Florida.
St. Andrews & Chipola & Railroad Company

Related Collections in Other Repositories

The collection included a broadside, Pensacola Gazette Extra Saturday, BRO 1826 P4, which has been added to the broadside collection.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Campbell, Prell, Baltzell and Long letters
 
12Maps and special papers [includes Clarke's land on the Oconee River, Montgomery County], 1801, 1929, undated
 
13Letters from Thomas Baltzell, 1849-1862
 
13Land documents. Territory of Florida, 1826-1860?