DAWSON, WILLIAM C. (WILLIAM CROSBY), 1798-1856.
William Crosby Dawson papers, 1837-1855

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

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rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z6pk


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dawson, William C. (William Crosby), 1798-1856.
Title: William Crosby Dawson papers, 1837-1855
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 283
Extent: .125 linear ft. (1 partial box)
Abstract:Correspondence of Georgia statesman and United States senator William Crosby Dawson.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Source

Unknown, 1956.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], William Crosby Dawson papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by MRD, July 1956.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

William Crosby Dawson (1798-1856) graduated from Franklin College, later the University of Georgia, in 1816 and was admitted to the bar at Greensboro, GA in 1818. He served in the Creek War of 1836, in the Georgia Assembly, and as judge of Superior Court of Ocmulgee Circuit. He was a representative from Georgia from 1837-1849 and a U. S. senator from 1849-1855.

William Crosby Dawson (1798-1856) graduated from Franklin College, later the University of Georgia, in 1816 and was admitted to the bar at Greensboro, GA in 1818. He served in the Creek War of 1836, in the Georgia Assembly, and as judge of Superior Court of Ocmulgee Circuit. He was a representative from Georgia from 1837-1849 and a U. S. senator from 1849-1855.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the correspondence of William Crosby Dawson. The letters are concerned with routine matters of business, mostly subscriptions and printing. One letter, dated September 5, 1841, is signed also by Roger L. Gamble (1787-1847), who was a member of the House of Representatives from Georgia (1833-1835, 1841-1843).

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Arranged in alphabetical order.


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