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Seaborn J. Mays papers

Seaborn J. Mays papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Seaborn J. Mays papers
Creator: Mays, Seaborn J., d. 1883
Inclusive Dates: 1824-1879
Language: English
Extent: 2 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms803
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of receipted bills, promissory notes, and tax receipts of Seaborn J. Mays,including a bill of sale for an enslaved man named Phil, purchased from Thomas R. R. Cobb by Mays, and an enslaved woman named Caroline. A fi fa against William Moon for a dept owed to Mays. Also included is a record book of the Athens Benevolent Society.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Seaborn J. Mays papers, ms803, 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

Athens Benevolent Society (Athens, Ga.)
Business records.
Receipts (financial records)
Slave bills of sale -- Georgia.
Slavery.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Athens Benevolent Society, 1839-1859
 
12Bills and receipts, 1824-1879 Access Online