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John Archibald Campbell letters

John Archibald Campbell letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Archibald Campbell letters
Creator: Campbell, John Archibald, 1811-1889
Inclusive Dates: 1842-1843, 1885
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (3 items)
Collection Number: ms792
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Archibald Campbell (1811-1889) was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1853.

For further information, see the article John Archibald Campbell in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two letters from John Archibald Campbell to Rebecca Butler regarding family matters, the education of Campbell's children, and the economy (1842, 1885). Also included is a deed of gift of enslaved people named Robert Whitman, Nancy, Judy, Sarah, and Ivry, from Campbell to Butler.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Archibald Campbell letters, ms792, 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

Butler, Rebecca Anne Campbell
Slavery -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865.

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