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Logan Edwin Bleckley papers

Logan Edwin Bleckley papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Logan Edwin Bleckley papers
Creator: Bleckley, Logan Edwin, 1827-1907
Inclusive Dates: 1853-1887
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms698
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Logan Edwin Bleckley (1827-1907) was chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia.

For more information, see the article Logan Bleckley (1827-1907) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of Logan Bleckley's discharge for service of the Confederate States of America, December 3, 1861; exemption from Conscript Act, December 15, 1862; President's Warrant of Pardon, 1865, certified 1866; and a copy of an address Bleckley delivered before the Alumni Society of the University of Georgia, July 20, 1886. The oversized folder contains Bleckley's appointment as Solicitor General of Coweta Circuit, November 12, 1853; license as member of Bar of Supreme Court of Georgia, January 12, 1855; appointment as Reporter of the Supreme Court of Georgia; appointment as Judge of Supreme Court of Georgia, January 15, 1876; and appointment as Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia, January 17, 1887.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Logan Edwin Bleckley papers, ms698, 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

Bleckley, Logan Edwin, 1827-1907
Pardon -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Appointments and certificates