Georgia CollectionWLU.Coll.0085

Georgia CollectionWLU.Coll.0085


Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington, VA 24450

Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives
Georgia Collection Inclusive 1806-1872
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Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Georgia Collection, WLU Coll. 0085, Special Collections and Archives, James G. Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of papers from the state of Georgia. it includes 84 miscellaneous items, such as legal documents concerning sales of slaves (1806-1855); Georgia naturalization paper (1809); law brief of a suit against the Habersham Iron Works and Manufacturing Co. (1843); requisitions and receipts for Civil War provisions (1864-1865); oath of allegiance (Sept. 1, 1865); broadside (July 31, 1863) There are four items from French settlers in Augusta, Savannah, and St. Mary's, Georgia: slave bill of sale, 1807; letter from Victoire Vincendiere to Mlle. Dugas de Vallon, 1826; letter from Chavenet to M. De Beauregard; July 24, 1820; and journal of a French merchant, 1811-1812.

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