BLOUNT, JAMES H. (JAMES HENDERSON), 1869-1918.
James H. Blount letters, 1906-1919

Emory University

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Blount, James H. (James Henderson), 1869-1918.
Title: James H. Blount letters, 1906-1919
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 282
Extent: 0.25 linear foot (1 box)
Abstract:Letters of Spanish American War soldier, lawyer, and diplomat James H. Blount to his editor.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

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Unrestricted access.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Purchased from unknown source, 1955.

Custodial History

Provenance unknown.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], James H. Blount letters, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Appraisal Note

Acquired as part of the Rose Library's holdings in Georgia history.

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Collection Description

Biographical Note

James Henderson Blount (1869-1918) was born in Clinton, Georgia, graduated from the University of Georgia in 1887 and the Columbia University Law School in 1891. He served in the Spanish American War and as special representative of the state department in Santo Domingo during the revolution of 1914. He was U.S. district judge in the Philippines 1901-1905 and resigned because of ill health. He was the author of Georgia Forms and Practices (1898); American Occupation of the Philippines (1912); and many magazine articles dealing largely with Philippines.

James Henderson Blount (1869-1918) was born in Clinton, Georgia, graduated from the University of Georgia in 1887 and the Columbia University Law School in 1891. He served in the Spanish American War and as special representative of the state department in Santo Domingo during the revolution of 1914. He was U.S. district judge in the Philippines 1901-1905 and resigned because of ill health. He was the author of Georgia Forms and Practices (1898); American Occupation of the Philippines (1912); and many magazine articles dealing largely with Philippines.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of ten letters (1900-1919) written by Blount to North American Review editor, David A. Monroe.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.


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