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Benjamin Conley papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS75

Scope and Content

This collection contains personal and professional correspondence, financial documents, and legal documents of Benjamin Conley.

Dates

  • 1826-1891, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Benjamin Conley was born March 1, 1815 in Newark, New Jersey. He lived in Augusta, Georgia where he served as mayor and in Alabama during the Civil War. After the war, he returned to Augusta. He was a state senator from 1868-1869; President of Macon & Augusta Railroad, 1868; and Acting Governor of Georgia from 1871-1872. He died in 1885.

Extent

0.25 linear ft. (1 half document case)

Language

English

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Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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