Papers, 1761-1847.

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Jones, Seaborn, 1788-1864. Papers, 1761-1847.

Papers, 1761-1847.

Legal and personal correspondence and other papers, chiefly concerned with cases and suits in Georgia courts. Includes material on the patent for Eli Whitney's cotton gin (1799-1801), a female educational society in Liberty Co., Ga. (1838), the Siege of Savannah (1779), activities of the American forces, and property damage done by the British durig the Revolution. Correspondents include Thomas P. Carnes, Joseph Clay, Wade Hampton, Robert Goodloe Harper, James Jackson, John Macintosh, Horatio Marbury, John Milledge, William W. Seaton, and George Walton.

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Hampton, Wade, 1752-1835

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U.S. representative from Virginia, planter, and army officer. From the description of Wade Hampton family papers, 1793-1889. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453010 Revolutionary officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "near Beaver Creek", 1781 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502398 Wade Hampton I (1754-1835), was an army officer and United States representative from Virginia. Wade Hampton II was born in 1791 and died in 18...

Walton, George, 1749 or 1750-1804

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George Walton, a Virginia native, came to Savannah in 1769. As a representative of Georgia to the Continental Congress, Walton signed the Declaration of Independence. He later served as governor of Georgia. From the description of Manuscript, not dated. (Atlanta History Center). WorldCat record id: 43038257 Declaration of Independence signer from Georgia. From the description of Docket on a Georgia document and portrait, 1776 February 8. (University of Virginia)....

Clay, Joseph, 1764-1811

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Jurist and clergyman. From the description of Deed fragment of Joseph Clay, 1798. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79891283 ...

Jones, Seaborn, 1788-1864

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Seaborn Jones was born in Augusta, Georgia on 1 February 1788. He studied law at Princeton University and was admitted to the bar in 1808 and soon established a legal practice in Milledgeville, Georgia. In 1817, he was appointed solicitor general of the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit and by the 1920s he moved to Columbus, Georgia and was named the solicitor general of Georgia. Jones was a dedicated Democrat and was elected to the United States Congress and served two terms from 1833 to 1835 and from ...

Milledge, John, 1757-1818

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John Milledge, II (1757-1818) was born in Savannah, Georgia, the only son of John Milledge (1721-1781) and Ann (Smith) Milledge. A prominent lawyer, Milledge sided with the patriots and fought in the Revolutionary War, served as Attorney-General of Georgia in 1780, as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives (1782-1790), as a member of the United States Congress (1792-1801), as Governor of Georgia (1802- 1806), and as a United States Senator (1806-1809). In 1801, Milledge purchased a 633...

Macintosh, John, 1853-

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Seaton, William Winston, 1785-1866

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Journalist, editor, mayor of Washington, D.C., 1840-1850. From the description of Letter : to "My good friend", [not after 1866] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22842661 From the description of Letter : to an unidentified recipient, 1849 Feb. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22777915 American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed (2) : Washington, D.C., to Redwood Fisher, 1845 June 29 and [Nov. 29]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2...

Marbury, Horatio, -1820

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Jackson, James, 1777-1867

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U.S. surgeon, physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. From the description of Notes from lectures delivered by James Jackson, MD, professor of theory and practice of physic, and John C. Warren, MD, professor of anatomy and surgery, at Harvard University, 1827-28 / taken by Stephen Bates. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31931557 Jackson (Harvard, M.D. 1809) was Hersey Professor of the Theory and Practice of Physic at Harvard Medical School from 1812 to 1836 ...

Harper, Robert Goodloe, 1765-1825

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American general and senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to Jas. V. Henry, Esq., 1818 Jan. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498398 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to "Gentlemen", 1788 June 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498983 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charleston, to Harry Clymer, in Philadelphia, 1789 March 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Carnes, Thomas Petters.

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Lawyer, legislator, judge, and member of the U.S. Congress, 1793-1795, from Milledgeville, Ga. From the description of Papers, 1794-1795. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19276455 ...