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Papers, 1836-1891

 File — Folder: 1

Scope and Content

From the Collection:

This collection contains William Thombs’s financial and legal documents pertaining to his business in Fulton, Clayton, Henry, Fayette, and Spalding counties. Included are promissory notes of payment to William Thombs; a letter to John Adair from Samuel Mosely regarding a court case involving Thombs; and the distress sale of land and property of James Middlebrooks, in which an African American woman is offered as a levy on the sale. Also contained in this collection are the business and legal documents of Thombs’s family members including a receipt of payment from Mrs. R.A. Thombs to her children; a contract between Roda Thombs and Cicero H. Strong for payment on manure; and a jury summons from Clayton County for William T. Clinton.


  • 1836-1891


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 12 item(s)


From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305