There is an astonishing volume of research here on hundreds of families, notably emigre families from Santo Domingo, families from Minorca (one of the Spanish Balearic Islands), families with Catholic roots, and families decended from Georgia's colonial settlers. His research encompassed collateral lines and families of other denominations, as well. Included are: detailed genealogical charts; correspondence; legal documents; Bible, church and public record abstracts; memoirs; articles and clippings; invitations; cards; photographs, etc.
This collection consists of a Chatham County Militia record dated December 3, 1790. The record, from the Government House, Augusta, Georgia, establishes the arrangement and rank of the Chatham County militia and orders the commissions of appointed officers who had not yet received them.
This collection contains correspondence, clippings, and racing hats of Diane Kuhr from 1978 to 1985. Included within this collection are the papers detailing Marlin Perkins's, noted zoologist and television personality, visit to Savannah, Georgia on behalf of the American Cancer Society in 1978. Also included are Kuhr's papers and hats from the organization of marathons held at Hunter Army Airfield from 1981 to 1985.
This collection contains the first issue, April 1, 1865, of The Stonewall Register. This handwritten newspaper was produced by prisoners held at the Fort Delaware prison during the Civil War and sold for fifty cents. The decorative masthead includes an illustration of Stonewall Jackson, for whom the paper is named. It includes letters to the paper, poetry, a description of the "Rebel Yell" and advertisements for tobacco, jewelry, engravings, laundry services, and hair cuts. It also gives financial and commercial news and a list of members and rules of the Stonewall Chess Club. Fort Delaware is located on Pea Patch Island in the Delaware River. An earthwork fort was built on the island in 1813 and was replaced by a masonry fort in 1819. This fort was destroyed by fire in 1832 and construction of the present structure was completed in 1859. During the Civil War the fort was used as a prison with 250 of Stonewall Jackson's soldiers being the first prisoners following the Battle of ... Read More
This collection consists of letters between William Neyle Habersham and his family, including a love letter from his wife, Josephine, a pardon for participation in the Civil War, family papers, estate papers for which he was administrator or trustee, and an account book for Robert Habersham and Son, Inc., of which William was a copartner with Robert Beverly Habersham.
This collection consists of a scrapbook of personal and sentimental clippings, including printed poems of Latienne (the pen name of Mrs. Mason), manuscript poems, drawings, water-colors, church programs, postal cards, and other items. The scrapbook's cover reads "A Confederate Scrap-Book, Begun [remainder missing];" The cover's binding gives 1863 as the book's beginning date. The latest date in the volume is 1898.
This collection consists of a letter from Michel Picot de Boisfeuillet to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Clay in New York. The letter, written from St. Brieux, Canada, in 1817, concerns the family inheritance. Mrs. Clay was Melanie Jane Picot de Boisfeuillet. The letter is written in French.
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