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Crawford, Frazer & Co. receipt

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS561f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a receipt from the Crawford, Frazer, and Company to John P. Hulst for two slaves named Henry and Hannah.
Dates: 1863 May 2

James Carter estate sale record

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Identifier: ahc.MSS720f
Scope and Content This collection consists of an account of the sale of "perishable property" and "land and negroes" of James Carter. The sale took place on the first of January, 1859, and was filed with the Sumter County court on 18 June 1859. Included in the sale were Carter's personal effects including furniture, blacksmith tools, farm equipment, and household goods. The account also includes 303 3/4 acres of land, four male slaves: "Green," "Solomon," "Frank," and "Titus," and a female slave and her...
Dates: 1859

Josiah Scrutchin "slave deed"

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Identifier: ahc.MSS853f
Scope and Content This collection contains one handwritten "slave deed" from Sumter County, Georgia. The deed states that Josiah Scrutchin bequeathed a woman named Lettice and her child to his son, Samuel Scrutchin. The collection also includes a short Scrutchin genealogy recorded by Josiah Scrutchin's descendant, Elaine Tyler of Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1849

Kirkpatrick family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS779
Scope and Content This collection contains personal letters written by and to the Kirkpatrick family, mainly Nettie Kirkpatrick and her sister Keren Kirkpatrick Lindley. Also included are many death notices for the immediate Kirkpatrick family. Tax records from the 1860s are included. Bill of sales for several slaves are also included. There are several newspaper clippings on various subjects along with several books and pamphlets.
Dates: 1778-1920, undated

Lochrane and Reid family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1203
Scope and Contents This collection documents the Reid and Lochrane families, as well as the associated families Grant and Rudolph. The bulk of papers is correspondence, primarily from Sallie Fannie Reid. Other items include legal material from Osborne Augustus Lochrane such as speeches, legal decisions, telegraphs, and a funeral announcement; a valedictory speech, calling cards, calendars, receipts, and poetry from the Lochrane family; and receipts and Confederate Army military passes from the Reid family. In...
Dates: 1833-1977, undated; Majority of material found within 1856-1872

Menefee-Timmons-Mitchell Family Papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS142
Scope and Content The collection contains the papers of the Menefee, Timmons, and Mitchell families of Georgia. Included are correspondence, application materials to the Daughters of the American Revolution (D. A. R.) and Daughters of the War of 1812, printed materials, legal records, scrapbooks, and other ephemera. Correspondence includes letters between F. N. Menefee, Maggie (Menefee) Dean Warden, Josephine Menefee, and Aline Timmons regarding their family genealogy. Application materials for the...
Dates: 1827-1980

Samuel Boykin Turman papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS357f
Scope and Content This collection contains financial records, including indentures, bills of sale, receipts, and account books. Among the records are two bills of sale for enslaved people in Georgia. Also included in the material are account books, bank books, and a day planner.
Dates: 1833-1922, undated

Thomas Moore slave bill of sale

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Identifier: ahc.MSS396f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a bill of sale for two slaves, a man and a woman, from W. L. Adamson to Thomas Moore. The receipt gives a physical description of the two slaves, named Michael and Nann.
Dates: 1863 November 7

United Daughters of the Confederacy collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS765
Scope and Content This collection includes records of organizational activities of the Georgia division and of several Atlanta chapters.
Dates: 1849-1979

William McNaught Papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS156
Scope and Content The collection is primarily a series of correspondence and documents relating to William McNaught’s business interests; and a limited collection of personal correspondence between family members. The business records document ordinary business activities as well as the effects of the Civil War on his commerce. Several letters document the difficulties collecting funds from debtors after the Civil War. During the Civil War William McNaught with a group of investors formed the Fulton Exporting...
Dates: 1836-1911

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Carter, James 1
Carter, Wiley 1
Connors, Lillian Lochrane, 1873-1964 1
Crawford, Frazer & Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Frank, Leo, 1884-1915 1