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James Joseph Coachman diary

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS496

Scope and Content

This collection contains a diary that describes Coachman's move to Decatur County and the operation of his plantation, "Mulberry Hill." Also included in the diary are short stories and poetry.

Dates

  • 1840-1850

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

James Joseph Coachman was born January 27, 1803, on his father's "Waterfield" plantation on the Sampit River near Georgetown, South Carolina. In 1841, he moved to Decatur County, Georgia, where he established a plantation, "Mulberry Hill." Additional biographical information about James Joseph Coachman has not been determined.

Extent

0.417 linear ft. (one oversize box)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1982
Title
James Joseph Coachman diary
Author
Melanie Stephan
Date
August 2012
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

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

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