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Georgia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0085

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.

Dates

  • Inclusive 1806-1872

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source.

Extent

.4 Linear Feet