Papers, 1755-1853.


Milledge, John, 1757-1818. Papers, 1755-1853.

Papers, 1755-1853.

Correspondence dealing largely with state and national politics, mentioning the election of Jefferson as president, amendments to the Constitution, government for the new Louisiana purchase, the impeachment of Samuel Chase and John Pickering, South Carolina and Georgia boundaries, land grants to Revolutionary War veterans, yellow fever in South Carolina, the Oregon boundary dispute, and the Polk administration. Correspondents include Abraham Baldwin, Thomas Mann Randolph, James Burchell Richardson, Josiah Meigs, Henry Lee, Thomas Jefferson, Joseph Habersham, Augustin Smith Clayton, Thomas Rowse, and Robert Augustus Toombs. There is also material relating to the settlement of the estate of Milledge's wife, Martha (Galphin) Milledge; land grants and other papers executed by Milledge as governor; and documents concerning the purchase of slaves.

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