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Georgia -- History -- 1775-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Early Educational Institutions in the South

Identifier: MSS-0466
Overview Tuition receipts, a printed announcement, and a clipping, from several schools, primarily in Alabama.
Dates: 1844-1879

Eliza Ann McCants Diaries

Identifier: MSS-4211
Overview The collection consists of two diaries kept by Eliza Ann McCants (1817-1844) in the antebellum South. Volume One contains 160 pages and covers the years 1840-1842. Volume Two contains 136 pages and covers the years 1843-1844.
Dates: 1840-1844

John Watson Letter, 1818 August 17

 File — Box 4250.001, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter by John Watson to William Rabun, president of the Georgia Senate and acting governor. Watson's letter is a protest to the governor regarding a matter concerning fifty-nine "African negroes." Watson had been given a writ of arrest for the Africans, but was prevented by force from taking them into his custody by "Dr. Charly Williamson and others, acting or claiming to act as the agent of the Executive of Georgia," who intended to "expose" the Africans to...
Dates: 1818 August 17