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Manigault family papers, 1824-1897.

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Creator: Manigault family.
Collection number: 484
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Abstract: The Manigault family of Charleston, S.C., and plantations in the Berkeley District, S.C., and on Argyle Island in the Savannah River, Ga., included Charles, merchant and rice planter; and his sons Gabriel Edward, planter, physician, and curator Read more…

Daniel Howard Baldwin letters, 1859-1869.

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Creator: Baldwin, Daniel Howard, 1825-1887.
Collection number: 4182
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Abstract: Articulate, analytical, lengthy letters from Daniel H. Baldwin, merchant of Savannah, Ga., 1860-1861, and New York City, 1867-1869, to William Baldwin in Massachusetts, commenting on the secession crisis, the Republican Party, the economy, Read more…

Woolley family papers, 1788-1917 (bulk 1788-1869).

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Creator: Woolley family.
Collection number: 2504
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Abstract: Vardy Woolley, planter of Brunswick (Glynn County), Ga., married Elvira Amanda F. Scott (daughter of Mary Scott) in 1832. Woolley served as guardian of Miss M. E. Barnard of Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Georgia, Slavery

Couper family papers, 1827-1955.

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Creator: Couper family.
Collection number: 186-z
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Abstract: The Couper family of Glynn County, Ga., included John Couper (1759-1850), his sons, William Audley Couper (1817-1898) and noted agricultural researcher James Hamilton Couper Read more…

Elizafield Plantation record, 1838-1861 (bulk 1838-1858).

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Creator: Grant, Hugh Fraser, d. 1873.
Collection number: 3213-z
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Abstract: Elizafield Plantation on the Altamaha River in Glynn County, Ga., was owned by rice planter Hugh Fraser Grant (d. 1873). Plantation journal, 287 pages, with entries 1838-1861, Read more…

14th Colored Infantry Regiment, United States Army, sutler's ledger, 1864-1866.

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Creator: United States Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 14th (1863-1866).
Collection number: 4823-z
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Abstract: The 14th Infantry Regiment of United States Colored Troops was organized at Gallatin, Tenn., in 1863. The regiment marched to the relief of Dalton, Ga.; was at the siege of Decatur, Ala.; fought in the battle of Nashville; and served at Read more…

William McKinley ledger, 1832-1863.

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Creator: McKinley, William, fl. 1832-1860.
Collection number: 1911-z
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Abstract: Merchant’s ledger, 1832-1835; plantation records, slave lists, and accounts, 1850-1860; entries of construction expenditures for a brick house, 1858-1860; and records of Read more…

George Johnson Baldwin papers, 1884-1936.

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Creator: Baldwin, George Johnson, 1856-1927.
Collection number: 850
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Abstract: George Johnson Baldwin (1856-1927), capitalist and civic leader, was born in Savannah, Ga. An 1877 graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he began his career as a chemist, but quickly became associated with diverse industries Read more…

William King papers, 1864; 1879.

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Creator: King, William, fl. 1864-1879.
Collection number: 2985
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Abstract: Diary, July-September 1864 (180 p.), of William King of Cobb County, Ga., who remained alone on his plantation to protect his property and slaves from depredations by Read more…

Huguenin and Johnston family papers, 1827-1877.

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Creator: Huguenin and Johnston family.
Collection number: 2439-z
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Abstract: Items on microfilm are correspondence and other papers, 1827- 1866, of the Huguenin, Johnston, and related families of Early and Sumter counties, Ga. The Huguenin material relates to family news, plantation affairs, the Read more…